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Volume 28 Issue 3

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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IN REVIEW >

September 28th, 1995

Pitt, campus police agreement may be close Pitt's assistant police chief and the head of the collective bargaining organization that represents some 67 campus police personnel said this week that they may be close to agreeing on a contract to replace the one that expired nearly 15 months ago. "I think we're getting close," said […]

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Faculty, staff want 6-7% increase in salary pool >

September 28th, 1995

Both Senate Council's budget policies committee (BPC) and Staff Association Council (SAC) have approved resolutions urging the University administration to provide relatively substantial salary-pool increases for continuing faculty and all staff in fiscal year 1997. BPC's resolution, passed at its Sept. 15 meeting, asks for a 6 percent salary-pool increase only for faculty who will […]

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Ex-Institutional Advancement staffer files lawsuit over firing >

September 28th, 1995

A former employee in the Office of Institutional Advancement has filed a sexual discrimination lawsuit against the University in connection with her firing. In the suit, filed in U.S. District Court on Sept. 13, Draga Luksic of Wilkinsburg admits to engaging in a personal relationship with her supervisor, David Raible, while she was working in […]

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