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Volume 27 Issue 1

$5,000 donated toward creation of Japanese nationality room >

September 1st, 1994

$5,000 donated toward creation of Japanese nationality room The Japanese city of Omiya, through a visiting cultural exchange delegation, has donated $5,000 toward the construction of a Japanese nationality room in the Cathedral of Learning. According to Yoko Tai, design committee coordinator, the room is tentatively planned as a Katsura, or "detached palace," patterned after […]

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Thomas Fitzpatrick >

September 1st, 1994

Thomas Fitzpatrick Former professor of medical and hospital administration Thomas B. Fitzpatrick died of cancer Aug. 18. He was 79. He retired from the University in 1985. Fitzpatrick began teaching at Pitt as an associate professor in the Graduate School of Public Health in 1968. Prior to joining the Pitt faculty, he worked as vice […]

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Carpool sale runs through Sept. 16 >

September 1st, 1994

Carpool sale runs through Sept. 16 With Pitt parking permit rates going up, the Department of Parking and Transportation is holding a "carpool sale" through Sept. 16. Anyone who forms a carpool, joins a carpool and registers the carpool by that date is eligible to receive the $5 per passenger discount on the old parking […]

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Board OKs 2.4% raise for chancellor, 2.7% for other officers >

September 1st, 1994

Board OKs 2.4% raise for chancellor, 2.7% for other officers Chancellor J. Dennis O'Connor was given a 2.4 percent ($5,225) salary increase by the Board of Trustees compensation committee Aug. 8, raising his annual pay to $221,500. The committee also approved 2.7 percent raises for six senior officers, the same percentage increase as the average […]

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Pitt helps to establish applied economics program in Slovakia >

September 1st, 1994

Pitt helps to establish applied economics program in Slovakia Pitt, in co-operation with several European universities, is establishing a new applied economics program in Bratislava, Slovakia. Developed at the Academic Istropolitana in Bratislava, the program is meant to help satisfy Eastern Europe's demand for managers and analysts with a working understanding of free-market business practices. […]

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Jaynes says band director cleared of funds' misuse charges >

September 1st, 1994

Jaynes says band director cleared of funds' misuse charges An in-house investigation has cleared University Bands Director O'Neill Sanford of charges that he misused University funds, according to Sanford and Pitt Athletic Director Oval Jaynes. "Some minor glitches were found [in the way the band office does business], and we've put in place procedures to […]

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UPB chosen as demonstration site >

September 1st, 1994

UPB chosen as demonstration site Pitt's Bradford campus is among 10 schools selected through competitive application as a demonstration site for a special project on bioethics and medical ethics. The project is part of the American Association for the Advancement of Core Curriculum's "Re-engineering Core Education Through Telecommunications" program. Development of course materials will begin […]

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