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Volume 28 Issue 22

Newsprint is dumped from list of University recyclables >

July 3rd, 1996

Effective immediately, newspaper grade paper should be placed in with the non-recyclable trash and not in containers for recycling, the Office of Facilities Management informed Pitt personnel this week. Facilities Management said the change was necessitated by the fact that recycling centers are no longer accepting newspaper grade paper as a recyclable material. Newspaper grade […]

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Chancellor Mark Nordenberg >

July 3rd, 1996

Ending a nearly year-long search, Mark Nordenberg was appointed Pitt's 17th permanent chancellor during the Board of Trustees' annual meeting on June 20. Nordenberg, 47, has been a faculty member in Pitt's School of Law since 1977 and had been serving as interim chancellor since Aug. 1, 1995, when J. Dennis O'Connor stepped down from […]

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Text of Mark Nordenberg's speech to the trustees >

July 3rd, 1996

Following is the text of the speech given by Mark Nordenberg upon his appointment as Pitt's 17th permanent chancellor at the Board of Trustees' annual meeting on June 20. Some five years ago, Henry Rosovsky, the long-term dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard, published a book entitled, "The University: An Owner's […]

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Pitt's Board of Trustees 1996-97 >

July 3rd, 1996

Members of Pitt's Board of Trustees for 1996-97 are: Ex officio member, voting, Chancellor Mark Nordenberg. Ex officio members, non-voting: Gov. Tom Ridge, Mayor Tom Murphy, state Secretary of Education Eugene W. Hickok Jr. Term trustees, 1993-97, Earl F. Hord, Thomas Marshall, Yolanda G. Barco and Thomas H. O'Brien; 1994-98, George A. Davidson Jr., James […]

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3.5% pay hike possible in Pitt budget going to board for approval >

July 3rd, 1996

Under the appropriation bill signed by Gov. Tom Ridge yesterday, Pitt will receive an additional $1.3 million in state funds for educational and general purposes this year as compared to last year, for a total of $132,235,000. That's the good news for Pitt. The possible not-so-good news for employees is that raises for FY97 may […]

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Connolly re-elected as head of trustees >

July 3rd, 1996

J Wray Connolly was re-elected to a second one- year term as chairperson of Pitt's Board of Trustees during the annual board meeting on June 20. At that same meeting, the board also voted to alter its structure and composition, and to remove its mandatory retirement age of 70. Neither action will change the overall […]

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Preliminary FY96 figures show contributions to Pitt are up 24% >

July 3rd, 1996

Total voluntary support contributions to the University, excluding sponsored research, increased by more than 24 percent over the 11 months ending May 31. According to a report by Interim Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement Margaret McDonald to the Board of Trustees on June 20, Pitt collected nearly $37.8 million from July 1, 1995, to May […]

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Francis (Frank) L. Tosatto >

July 3rd, 1996

Francis (Frank) L. Tosatto, 57, director of plant maintenance at Pitt's Greensburg campus (UPG), died June 16 of a heart attack while returning to his home in New Kensington from a family trip to Ohio. Tosatto served as director of UPG's plant maintenance department for 11 years. He was instrumental in both developing the campus's […]

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