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Volume 30 Issue 18

Employees won't see raises until September >

May 14th, 1998

Gov. Ridge and the General Assembly already have passed a state budget, and Pitt's fiscal year doesn't begin until July 1. Even so, salary raises for faculty and staff won't show up in employees' paychecks until the end of September, retroactive to July. "Why not?" demanded Tom Anderson, chairperson of the geology and planetary science […]

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Shared governance is topic for administrators, Senate leaders >

May 14th, 1998

Following faculty complaints that they increasingly are being left out of Pitt decision-making, University Senate leaders and Pitt senior administrators met May 6 to discuss shared governance. Senate President Gordon MacLeod says he broke the ice by inquiring, "Before I get to the agenda, let me just ask a question: Who governs this University?" After […]

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Brumble resigns FAS post; curriculum reform project on hold during transition >

May 14th, 1998

Six months after his top- priority project — the reform of Pitt's undergraduate arts and sciences curriculum — entered a state of suspended animation, H. David Brumble has announced that he will resign as associate dean for Undergraduate Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). He will resume his duties as a full […]

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Faculty Assembly votes to recognize medical school association >

May 14th, 1998

By a unanimous vote May 5, Faculty Assembly recognized the Faculty Association of the School of Medicine (FASM) as a legitimate faculty organization promoting shared governance in the medical school. This winter, a group of senior medical professors revived FASM (originally formed in 1976 but dormant since 1991) with the stated purpose of defending faculty […]

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