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Volume 32 Issue 18

Census data on race is flawed, experts say >

May 18th, 2000

Although the 2000 U.S. census is expected to collect more information than any census in the past on the racial make-up of the U.S. population, that data is fraught with flaws in its accuracy and completeness, according to three experts. For the first time, U.S. residents are able to identify themselves as members of more […]

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The highs, lows of average faculty, staff salaries at Pitt >

May 18th, 2000

Among the 290 full professors in Pitt's School of Medicine last year, the average nine-month contract salary was $129,851. Meanwhile, the four technical, skilled and service workers in the School of Education earned average salaries of $15,211 for 12 months' work. Those highs and lows appear in a recent report by Pitt's Office of Institutional […]

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How salaries break down in FAS >

May 18th, 2000

Average faculty salaries in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) ranged last year from $26,192 for instructors in the humanities division to $84,514 for full professors in the social sciences division. Average and median nine-month salaries for employees in FAS and other Pitt units as of Oct. 31, 1999 appeared in a recent report […]

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Pitt should compare faculty pay with that at public AAU schools, University's administrators insist >

May 18th, 2000

Pitt can't hope to match average faculty salaries paid by private Association of American Universities (AAU) schools such as Harvard, Stanford and Cal Tech, and should benchmark its salaries against those at public AAU schools only, Pitt administrators say. They maintain that the private universities' huge endowments, high tuition, specialized curricula and freedom from state […]

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How Pitt's regional campuses compare >

May 18th, 2000

Among the 16 AAU branch campuses that focus on baccalaureate-level education, Pitt's Bradford campus ranked 10th last year for average salary of full professors (Bradford average: $57,600), 14th for associate professors ($46,700) and 10th for assistant professors ($39,000). The year before, Bradford ranked 9th for full, 12th for associate and 11th for assistant professors. Greensburg […]

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Off-campus housing center urged to spread word about its services >

May 18th, 2000

A University Senate committee, concerned that students are often victimized by absentee and neglectful landlords in Pitt's neighboring communities, invited two University officials to discuss Pitt's off-campus housing strategy. Deborah Pozycki, assistant director, Office of Property Management, and Eli Shorak, assistant vice chancellor for Business, fielded questions at last month's Plant Utilization and Planning (PUP) […]

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Pitt settles with former football player >

May 18th, 2000

The University has settled out of court with a former Pitt football player who is a quadriplegic because of a practice injury. On March 23, 1996, Demale Stanley, then a wide receiver from Belle Glade, Fla., crashed into a padded cement wall at the Cost Center. The next day, on orders from his coaches, Stanley […]

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