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Volume 32 Issue 15

OBITUARY: June Bonner Mullins >

March 30th, 2000

Pitt special education professor June Bonner Mullins was a strong advocate for the disabled, but she also believed that people have the right to die with dignity. That's why her family and friends were not surprised when Mullins, after being diagnosed with cancer and given a poor prognosis, chose to live out her days at […]

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Chancellor reports on state of University: “Seeking to become one of the best” >

March 30th, 2000

"We are not a marginal institution seeking to make our way up the middle ranks," Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg said. "We are a strong institution seeking to become one of the best." The chancellor assessed the state of the University for an audience of about 225 at the March 22 University Senate plenary session. Nordenberg […]

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OBITUARY: Harbaugh Miller >

March 30th, 2000

Harbaugh Miller, a trustee emeritus who was honored three years ago as Pitt's most enduring football fan, died March 18, 2000, of complications from anemia. The Oakland resident was 97. Miller earned Pitt degrees in business administration and law in 1922 and 1925, respectively. A strong supporter of his alma mater, Miller was president of […]

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2 professors respond to Nordenberg's assessment >

March 30th, 2000

University Senate President Nathan Hershey asked two faculty members to respond to Chancellor Nordenberg's remarks at the March 22 Senate plenary session. James G. Holland, professor of psychology and a Pitt faculty member for 35 years, was asked to represent senior faculty, and Jeanette M. Trauth, assistant professor of health services administration in the Graduate […]

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ONE ON ONE: Sharon Johnson >

March 30th, 2000

Sharon L. Johnson has been appointed to the newly restructured position of Pitt vice provost and dean of students, effective July 1. She will replace Robert Gallagher, vice chancellor for Student Affairs, who is retiring at the end of June. Since 1989, Johnson has been vice president for student affairs and dean of students at […]

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University Senate race features 2 experienced presidential candidates >

March 30th, 2000

It's a safe bet that the next University Senate president will be (for the fourth consecutive year) a Graduate School of Public Health professor. But will it be incumbent Nathan Hershey, who has presided over the Senate for the last two years? Or his predecessor, Gordon MacLeod? In the following columns, the candidates outline their […]

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