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Volume 32 Issue 18

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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Commencement 2000 >

May 18th, 2000

"Your driving force should always be wonder, which I define as curiosity and doubt," Herbert W. Boyer told degree recipients at the University's 2000 commencement ceremony April 30. "Wonder is what sets us apart from all other life forms." Boyer was the featured speaker at the Mellon Arena where Pitt conferred nearly 6,000 degrees, including […]

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Goldberg memorial service scheduled >

May 18th, 2000

A memorial service for Enid Goldberg, former dean of the School of Nursing, will be held Monday, May 15, at 2:30 p.m. in Heinz Chapel. Following the service, a reception will be held in the Members' Lounge of the University Club. Goldberg, who was dean of the nursing school from 1973 to 1991, died Feb. […]

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Pitt gets $10 million for diabetes research center >

May 18th, 2000

The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International (JDF) has awarded a $10 million grant to Pitt and the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh to establish a research center for gene therapy approaches to curing Type 1 diabetes. The grant and establishment of the JDF Center were expected to be announced at a news conference this morning at Children's […]

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