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Volume 28 Issue 1

CBA building on hold during trustee-mandated review of all construction >

August 31st, 1995

Plans for a building to house Pitt's new undergraduate College of Business Administration (CBA) are on hold pending a Board of Trustees-ordered review of University construction projects. Trustees chairperson J.W. Connolly said the review may show that CBA classes, offices and labs could fit in existing Pitt facilities. According to Connolly, that might eliminate the […]

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$52 million now projected cost of convocation center >

August 31st, 1995

The latest projected cost of Pitt's convocation and sports center is $52 million — $17 million more than the estimate University administrators presented to the Board of Trustees in October. Even the $52 million figure is a rough estimate that's likely to change before fall 1998, when the center is scheduled to open, said Ben […]

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Nordenberg announces changes in office, some lines of reporting >

August 31st, 1995

Interim Chancellor Mark Nordenberg has added two senior aides to his staff and has ordered that media relations and four other units report directly to the Chancellor's office. In an Aug. 25 memo announcing the moves to the University community, Nordenberg said that Vijai Singh, a sociology professor who has been serving as vice provost […]

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Board approves FY96 budget >

August 31st, 1995

An $830.7 million Pitt fiscal year 1995-96 budget was approved by the Board of Trustees executive committee July 27. No salary raises for faculty and staff are budgeted for the fiscal year, which began July 1. However, Pitt administrators said they will attempt to provide a "modest" salary increase for lower paid employees in January, […]

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Provost defends tuition benefit for employees' children, spouses >

August 31st, 1995

Provost James Maher defended Pitt's tuition benefits program for the children and spouses of employees before the state House of Representatives' Select Committee on Higher Education on Monday. He argued that Pitt needs the program in order to attract the best possible faculty and staff. But Maher's argument drew little sympathy from committee Chair Rep. […]

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IN REVIEW >

August 31st, 1995

Attempted murder charges filed in shooting Allegheny County prosecutors filed attempted murder charges Aug. 28 against two juveniles for the shooting of a Pitt student. A hearing before Common Pleas Judge Max Baer was delayed until Sept. 18 to give Bruce Cabbagestalk, 15, and Jerome Holliday, 17, time to obtain attorneys to defend them. Prosecutors […]

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The Chancellor’s Column >

August 31st, 1995

This University was founded, as the Pittsburgh Academy, more than two centuries ago, in 1787. In that same year, a new constitution provided the legal and political foundation for our nation. At that time, Pittsburgh was mostly surrounded by wilderness, and this school stood at the edge of the American frontier. Clearly, much has changed […]

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New parking permits and license plates are among changes initiated by Parking office >

August 31st, 1995

New parking permits, new license plates for University-owned vehicles and 25 new short-term parking spaces are among the changes in the Parking and Transportation area that will be evident on campus this fall. The new parking permits, which were mailed in July, are good for five years. The validation period was lengthened from one to […]

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Books and Journals by the Faculty addendum >

August 31st, 1995

The following book was inadvertently left out of the Books by the Faculty supplement published this year. Francois Villon: Complete Poems, Edited with English Translation and Commentary by Barbara N. Sargent-Baur, professor emerita, French and Italian languages and literatures. University of Toronto Press, Toronto. This is the first edition of the whole of the corpus […]

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Concerts slated on Heinz Chapel's newly reconstructed organ >

August 31st, 1995

After more than a year of work, the third organ to serve Heinz Memorial Chapel is ready to be unveiled. University organist Robert Lord will perform the inaugural concert on the newly reconstructed organ on Sept. 24 at 3 p.m. The concert is the first of four that will be performed on the organ this […]

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