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Volume 28 Issue 6

Registrar's office will report to Provost effective Jan. 1 >

November 9th, 1995

Citing his promise to shift the reporting lines of several University units to enhance their operational efficiency and effectiveness, Interim Chancellor Mark Nordenberg has announced that, effective Jan. 1, the Office of the Registrar will report directly to the Office of the Provost. "This shift in reporting lines from the Office of Business and Finance […]

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Increased commuting by bicycle brings problems for pedestrians >

November 9th, 1995

Efforts by the University to encourage alternative modes of transportation that lessen traffic, parking and air pollution problems in Oakland have resulted in a great upswing in recent years in the number of people who travel around campus on bicycles. Pitt's Department of Parking and Transportation Director Bob Harkins estimates that bicycle traffic has tripled […]

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Agreement makes it easier for CCAC students to transfer here >

November 9th, 1995

Pitt and the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) have concluded an articulation agreement that makes it easier for students from CCAC to transfer into Pitt's College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). The agreement specifies the courses that CCAC students can take to satisfy the general education requirements of CAS. CCAC students who earn a […]

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Frick Hospital now >

November 9th, 1995

Frick Hospital in Mt. Pleasant has become ninth hospital to enter into an affiliation agreement with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Initial areas of collaboration will include a formalized arrangement with the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and tele-medicine services that allow a direct computerized link between UPMC and Frick. In addition, UPMC […]

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Raises for lower-paid staff, faculty being considered by administration >

November 9th, 1995

Lower-paid Pitt faculty and staff would receive January 1996 salary increases of at least 2.7 percent, under a proposal that Provost James Maher has submitted to Interim Chancellor Mark Nordenberg. Maher, who gave the proposal to Nordenberg yesterday, Nov. 8, would not say how his plan defines "lower paid." He declined to comment on the […]

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November 9th, 1995
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Capital projects committee urges non-academic use of Bellefield >

November 9th, 1995

Whether Pitt will turn Bellefield Hall into a performing and studio arts center appears to be in doubt. The $8 million renovation project, along with several other Pitt capital plans, has been on hold since April. That's when then-Chancellor J. Dennis O'Connor ordered a re-examination of all campus construction and renovation projects requiring Pitt physical […]

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