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Volume 27 Issue 5

Committee searching for Health Science administrator seeks input >

October 27th, 1994

Search committee members outnumbered the audience by at least 3:1 at the first of two public meetings conducted in the search for a new senior vice chancellor for Health Sciences. Attendance at the Oct. 20 meeting in Scaife Hall was so bad, in fact, that at its peak the audience never numbered more than four […]

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Trustees endorse goals in 5-year plan, "Toward the 21st Century" >

October 27th, 1994

At its Oct. 21 meeting, Pitt's Board of Trustees endorsed the goals outlined in a new five-year University plan titled "Toward the 21st Century." Among other initiatives, the document calls for recruiting more out-of-state students, continued emphases on research and excellence in undergraduate education (including improving labs and classrooms), a new emphasis on study abroad, […]

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2nd public forum scheduled in Health Science search >

October 27th, 1994

A second public meeting on the search for a new senior vice chancellor for Health Sciences has been set for Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the William Pitt Union Ballroom.

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No decision yet on distribution of 21st Century plan >

October 27th, 1994

Pitt senior administrators have said they intend to widely circulate the "Toward the 21st Century" plan. However, no decision on distributing the plan had been made as this issue of the University Times went to press.

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Cancer grant application deadline is Dec. 16 >

October 27th, 1994

Applications are now being accepted by the Pittsburgh Cancer Institute for the American Cancer Society's (ACS) George Heckman Memorial Institutional Grants for Cancer Research. The primary purpose of the grants is to serve as seed money for promising new projects or novel ideas by junior investigators in cancer research. The deadline for applications is Dec. […]

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Pitt submits its FY96 budget request to state >

October 27th, 1994

Pitt has proposed limiting next fall's tuition hike for in-state students to 3.5 percent and increasing the salary and fringe benefit pool by 4.35 percent as part of a funding request submitted by University administrators this month to the Pennsylvania Department of Education. In light of its plan to hold next fall's tuition increase down […]

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Employee Assistance Program offers help to staff, faculty and, eventually, savings to University >

October 27th, 1994

Darlene felt like a fat, ugly loser. Recently divorced, she had moved back to Pittsburgh with her children and was again living with her parents — a strained arrangement for everyone involved. Darlene had a demanding new job at Presbyterian University Hospital, made even more stressful by the harassing phone calls she was getting at […]

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Master space plan outlines physical development of University campus >

October 27th, 1994

Pitt's master space plan outlining the physical development of the Pittsburgh campus over the next five, 10 and 20 years was formally unveiled at the Board of Trustees' meeting on Oct. 21. Developed by Senate Council's plant utilization and planning committee (PUP), the plan is part of an overall facilities planning effort by the Pittsburgh […]

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UCSUR study shows blacks here with 4th highest poverty rate among 50 major cities studied >

October 27th, 1994

Pittsburgh and Allegheny County had the fourth highest rates of black poverty among America's 50 largest cities in 1990, according to a Pitt report published last week. The report, "Economic Benchmarks," was compiled by the University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR) for use by community leaders, elected officials and other decision-makers. "Economic Benchmarks" […]

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