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Volume 32 Issue 19

University lists five highest paid firms >

May 25th, 2000

University lists five highest paid firms In addition to disclosing salary information, the University's IRS Form 990 lists the five firms that received the most money from Pitt during the fiscal year that ended June 30, 1999. Four of those firms were paid for computer consulting. Pitt paid $1,013,651 to Pittsburgh firm Keanne, Inc. to […]

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Shooting victim sets up scholarship with proceeds from benefit >

May 25th, 2000

Shooting victim sets up scholarship with proceeds from benefit A former Pitt student has asked that some of the proceeds from a golf outing in his honor go to fund a School of Engineering scholarship. Kevin Cecil, who was shot, apparently at random, near the Pitt campus in July 1995, has asked that 25 percent […]

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Pitt, Penn State faculty pay on main campuses is similar >

May 25th, 2000

Pitt lags in regional, librarian pay There aren’t great differences between average salaries of faculty at the Pitt and Penn State main campuses. Full professors in State College make more than full professors in Oakland, on average, while Pitt associate and assistant profs slightly outearn their PSU counterparts. But the average salary of a faculty […]

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Trustees to vote on med school tenure change >

May 25th, 2000

Trustees to vote on med school tenure change A proposal to give clinical faculty in Pitt's School of Medicine more time to earn tenure has cleared another hurdle. Under a plan endorsed May 18 by the Board of Trustees' academic affairs/libraries committee, such faculty would have 10 years, instead of the traditional seven years, to […]

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Trustees' committee OKs hikes in student fees at 3 regional campuses >

May 25th, 2000

Trustees' committee OKs student fee increases at three regional campuses Student fee increases at three Pitt regional cam- puses — Greensburg, Johnstown and Titusville — were approved by the trustees' student affairs committee May 11. The increases, which would take effect in fall 2000, require approval by the full Board of Trustees. The board is […]

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Pitt seeks permanent injunction in Henson same-sex benefits case >

May 25th, 2000

Pitt seeks permanent injunction in Henson same-sex benefits case Lawyers for the University filed a motion seeking a permanent injunction in an effort to end a four-year-old suit over Pitt's employee health benefits policy. The motion was filed May 23 in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court. Deborah Henson, a former legal writing instructor at Pitt, […]

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Pitt, custodians' union reach tentative contract >

May 25th, 2000

Pitt, custodians' union reach tentative contract Negotiators for the University and Pitts- burgh campus custodians have reached a tentative agreement on a three-year contract, retroactive to Jan. 1. Pittsburgh campus custodians, including cleaners, maintenance workers, groundskeepers and pool operators, are members of Division 29 of Local 585 of the Service Employees International Union, AFL-CIO. The […]

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