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Volume 28 Issue 3

Bus, shuttle routes & schedules altered >

September 28th, 1995

In response to comments and suggestions by riders, several routes and schedules of the campus bus and shuttle system have been changed by the Department of Parking and Transportation. Following are new services for the fall: * Northeast shuttle: This new route was added to include the new Pittsburgh Filmmakers facility on Melwood Street, the […]

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Hearings are scheduled in three dean searches >

September 28th, 1995

The search committees for new deans of two Pitt schools — the Katz Graduate School of Business and the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) — will hold open hearings Oct. 12 in 2P56 Forbes Quadrangle. A search committee for dean of the College of General Studies (CGS) will hold an open forum […]

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Hearings set for regionals >

September 28th, 1995

The chancellor search committee will hold open hearings at Pitt's four regional campuses. The schedule is as follows: Titusville — Sept. 29, 1:30 p.m., Room 116, J. Curtis McKinney Student Union. Bradford — Oct. 2, 1:30 p.m., Special Dining Room, Frame-Westerberg Commons. Greensburg — Oct. 6, 1:30 p.m., Smith Hall. Johnstown — Oct. 9, 1:30 […]

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Pitt hosts information superhighway conferences >

September 28th, 1995

What does the information super- highway mean for southwestern Pennsylvania? To help answer that question, Pitt will host a conference Oct. 9 that will examine the National Information Infra-structure's (NII) implications and potential applications for the region. The conference will provide practical examples of how information technologies can be used to improve learning, business, health […]

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Pitt's philosophy department passes Harvard for No. 2 spot in latest research council study >

September 28th, 1995

Pitt's Department of Philosophy has been ranked second in the nation, behind only Princeton and ahead of Harvard, in the latest study by the National Research Council (NRC) of research-doctorate programs in the U.S. The four-year study, which examined 3,634 academic programs at 274 institutions, also ranked Pitt's Department of History and Philosophy of Science […]

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FY97 budget request to state has salary increases, 3.5% tuition hike >

September 28th, 1995

Pitt's administration has proposed increasing tuition next fall by no more than 3.5 percent, under a fiscal year 1997 funding request submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Education this week. Also under the plan, Pitt would increase the pool of money for salaries and fringe benefits by 5 percent for most faculty and staff. The […]

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