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Friday, January 22, 2021
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Slights gets nod for Chancery Court post

Gov. Jack  Markell announced that he is nominating Joseph R. Slights, III, a former judge on  Delaware Superior Court, to become a Vice Chancellor in the Delaware Court of Chancery. If confirmed by the Senate,...
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Navient grant to help low-income, first generation grads at UD

Navient Foundation, the company-sponsored philanthropic fund, announced a $15,000 grant to University of Delaware's NUCLEUS Program to support low-income and first-generation students. "The NUCLEUS Program is very grateful for this generous grant from the Navient...
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DuPont reports loss in fourth quarter; lower earnings for year

DuPont, which is moving toward a merger with Dow Chemical Co.,   reported sharply lower operating earnings in the fourth quarter of   0.27 per share compared with $0.57 per share in the prior year. The...
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DuPont proves to be laggard on battered Dow Jones index

Prospects of a  Dow DuPont merger do not appear to be gaining traction with investors in early 2016. After a long-run up for DuPont stock following the departure of CEO Ellen Kullman and news of...
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(Updated) Frontier to add nonstop service to 12 cities from Philly later this year

After leaving Delaware for good last spring, Frontier Airlines is ramping up its service schedule  from nearby Philadelphia International Airport to small and mid-sized markets. A similar story is playing out at Baltimore-Washington International Airport...
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Year in Review: A much smaller DuPont in Delaware’s future

The top story in 2015 is the travails of the 200-year-old former gunpowder mill that became the essence of the  modern corporation that seems likely to be swallowed up and spun off. That outcome became...
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AstraZeneca acquiring majority stake in Acerta in $4 billion deal

AstraZeneca agreed to  buy a  $4 billion majority equity stake in 150-employee  Acerta Pharma, a privately-owned  company based in the Netherlands and the US. The transaction provides AstraZeneca with access to acalabrutinib a promising treatment...
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(Photo) DuPont reshuffles executive ranks as two top VPs retire

DuPont announced two top executives will retire as the company works to streamline and simplify operations under new CEO Richard Breen. James C. Collins,  executive vice president, will lead the DuPont Agriculture business segment. Marc...
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The Bancorp names interim CEO

The Bancorp., Inc. board has named  John C. Chrystal, a member of the board, as Interim Chief Executive Officer of The Bancorp, Inc., and President of The Bancorp Bank. Frank M. Mastrangelo is resigning from...
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DuPont plans to cut about 10 percent of its workforce leading up to merger

DuPont appears to be poised to cut 10 percent of its workforce as it continues to cut costs prior to the planned merger with Dow Chemical Co. Released separately on Friday was news of a...