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Volume 30 Issue 19

SAC members debate changing bylaws regarding officer election >

May 28th, 1998

The May 13 Staff Association Council (SAC) meeting covered a lot of ground in the nearly two-hour public forum that included the approval of new council members, a firming-up of the July 25 Pitt Kennywood Day details, and an old-style, convention-floor fight of sorts over bylaws changes. Due to a glitch in scheduling, some new […]

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Two committees recommend 3% salary hike without cut in base compensation budget >

May 28th, 1998

Two influential Pitt committees have recommended that the University boost the pool of money available for salaries by 3 percent for the fiscal year that begins July 1 – without first cutting the base compensation budget, as in recent years. Chancellor Mark Norden-berg declined to comment on the proposal this week. For faculty, the proposed […]

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GSPH launches award-winning website with info on HIV/AIDS >

May 28th, 1998

The Pennsylvania Prevention Project at the Graduate School of Public Health has launched an award-winning website for individuals, physicians, health care workers and anyone interested in finding out more about HIV and AIDS. The project won best website for health education and promotion at the 1997 National Health Association Conference. The website ‹ http://www.stophiv.com – […]

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UPBC recommends 4% tuition hike >

May 28th, 1998

Besides recommending a 3 percent increase in faculty and staff compensation for the fiscal year that begins July 1, the University Planning and Budgeting Committee (UPBC) has proposed 4 percent increases in tuition and financial aid for next fall. UPBC unanimously approved those budget parameters and others at a closed-door meeting May 4. Meeting minutes […]

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Staff >

May 28th, 1998

New Staff Association Council members: * Eileen Baylis, CGS * Debby Beard, medicine * Tammeka Beattie, GSPH * Joyce Freeman, nursing * Lydia Howard, athletics * Mary Litman, surgery * Crystal Lloyd, international services * Andrea G. Loughner, Parking and Transportation * Sandy Macurak, Honors College * Jeananne Nicholls, Mid-Atlantic Technology Applications Center * Jaime […]

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IRS form reveals highest paid Pitt employees >

May 28th, 1998

Pitt's five highest paid professors during the 1996-97 fiscal year were – as usual – from the School of Medicine, according to an Internal Revenue Service form that the University filed this month. The professors were: Bartley P. Griffith, professor of cardiothoracic surgery – $591,650 in salary (up from $380,600 the year before), $42,434 in […]

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Suit with former law prof settled >

May 28th, 1998

Former Pitt law professor Candice Hoke settled her gender discrimination lawsuit against the University May 26 for an undisclosed sum. Hoke, who began teaching at Pitt in 1987, sought tenure here in 1992 but her request was denied. She sued the University in federal court in 1995, claiming she'd been denied tenure because of her […]

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NIH administrator named to University >

May 28th, 1998

After six years and three searches, Pitt finally has found a replacement for Thomas Detre, senior vice chancellor for Health Sciences. Arthur S. Levine, 61, currently scientific director of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will succeed Detre Nov. 1. In addition to taking on […]

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Man sought in Oakland assaults >

May 28th, 1998

The Pittsburgh Police are looking for the man who sexually assaulted two women at 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, on Flagstaff Hill in Schenley Park. At the time of the assault, the man was armed with a gun and a knife; police consider him very dangerous. City police say they are looking for a […]

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