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Volume 27 Issue 2

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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SHRS professor races to 5 golds in National Veterans Wheelchair Games >

September 15th, 1994

Rory Cooper, associate professor and director of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories in Pitt's School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences really wanted to win a medal at this year's National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Kansas City, Mo. Every year since 1982, Cooper had won medals at the games, about 125 altogether, and he wanted to […]

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Master space plan publication is postponed until next month >

September 15th, 1994

Pitt will miss the Oct. 1 deadline for submission of its Master Space Plan to the Pittsburgh City Planning Commission, it was announced at the Sept. 14 meeting of Senate Council's plant utilization and planning committee (PUP). Senior Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance Ben Tuchi said that publication of the master plan document has […]

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Pitt gets AID grant for Eastern Europe program >

September 15th, 1994

Pitt has received a $4 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development to continue training and educating free market economists and business people in the former communist-bloc countries of Eastern Europe. The program will be implemented by the University Center for International Studies, Katz Graduate School of Business and the Department of Economics […]

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NOTICE >

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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