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Volume 27 Issue 2

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September 15th, 1994

The School of Law will hold a memorial service today, Sept. 15, for two of its alumni killed in last week's crash of USAir Flight 427. The law school memorial service will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Teplitz Moot Courtroom. On Monday, Sept. 15, Pitt will hold a memorial service for University-affiliated victims […]

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SAC elects officers for 1994-95 >

September 15th, 1994

Staff Association Council (SAC) elected officers for the 1994-1995 term at the group's Sept. 7 meeting. All of the officers ran unopposed. Officers for the new year are: President Darlene Harris, President-elect Joan Slezak, Treasurer Carol Kenderes and Director of Communications Susan Selai. In comments prior to the election, Harris listed accomplishments involving SAC or […]

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New Public Safety director chosen >

September 15th, 1994

Rick Boyd, former executive director of the Michigan Sheriffs Association, became Pitt's new Public Safety Director on Sept. 12. Boyd brings to the job 23 years of experience in the law enforcement field, both as a police officer and as an administrator. He is Pitt's first permanent Public Safety director since William Brennan resigned the […]

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Some campus construction, renovation projects completed >

September 15th, 1994

The following is a summary of construction completed this summer at Pitt and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) as well as ongoing projects. Information was provided by the Office of Facilities Management and UPMC's Department of Architecture and Engineering Services. * Bradford Campus Dormitory and Service Building Construction of two dormitories, F. Scott […]

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Pitt volunteers contribute in aftermath of crash >

September 15th, 1994

Within minutes of the first reports of last Thursday's crash of USAir Flight 427 in Hopewell, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) faculty, staff and students began mobilizing to help comfort the living and identify the dead. Presbyterian-University Hospital emergency staff stood ready to begin treating an expected 60-70 injured survivors, only to learn soon […]

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Richard Lawson Russell >

September 15th, 1994

Richard Lawson Russell, professor and assistant chairperson of the Department of Biological Sciences, died of cancer on Friday, Sept. 9, 1994. He joined the Pitt faculty in 1976 as associate professor of biological sciences after serving on the faculty at the California Institute of Technology from 1970 to 1976. He received his Ph.D. in 1967 […]

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Pitt officials, Fisher meet >

September 15th, 1994

"The meeting took place, the par- ties are talking, and nothing is resolved" — that's how Pitt General Counsel Lewis Popper summarized a Sept. 13 meeting between lawyers for the University and for Bernard Fisher, ousted head of a leading breast cancer study based at Pitt. U.S. District Court Judge Donald E. Ziegler held the […]

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New dean plans to forge stronger institutional identity for School of Law >

September 15th, 1994

According to the new dean of Pitt's law school, the school has the same public image problem that the University as a whole does: Its reputation isn't as good as it should be, given the achieve ments of its faculty and students. "I think there's been a failure to crystallize the kinds of work going […]

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Senate objects to lack of input on administrative consolidation of Student and Public Affairs division >

September 15th, 1994

Chancellor J. Dennis O'Connor erred in not consulting faculty and student organizations before realigning the offices of Student Affairs and Public Affairs, according to University Senate leaders. O'Connor announced Aug. 2 that the two offices would be combined under the leadership of former Executive Director of Public Affairs Leon Haley, who is now vice chancellor […]

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Health Science search committee named >

September 15th, 1994

A search committee for a new senior vice chancellor for Health Sciences has been formed and was charged by Chancellor J. Dennis O'Connor on Sept. 13. Committee members include: chairperson Mark Nordenberg, law; George Board, psychiatry; James Herndon, orthopaedics; Katheryn Linduff, fine arts; Herbert Rosenkranz, environmental and occupational health; Ellen Rudy, nursing; Brian Hart, human […]

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