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Volume 27 Issue 5

Pitt's goals for the next five years >

October 27th, 1994

The following are Pitt's goals for the rest of the century, according to the "Toward the 21st Century" plan. Goals * An emphasis on excellence in undergraduate teaching. * A renewed emphasis on graduate and professional education. * A new emphasis on global studies. * A continued emphasis on research. * A strengthened infrastructure for […]

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THE CHANCELLOR'S COLUMN >

October 27th, 1994

The University in the 21st Century: The Long-Range Plan I wish today to report to you a significant milestone in the life of our University as we enter a new era. After more than a year of intense discussions involving faculty, administrators, staff, and students, we have completed the first phase of our long-range plan […]

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Breaking ground in Titusville >

October 27th, 1994

Ground was broken Oct. 14 for the Titusville campus's Broadhurst Science Center, a 32,000-square-foot building being constructed as one of the state's Jump Start projects. Over 200 people attended the groundbreaking ceremonies including, from left, James S. Broadhurst, chairman of the board and CEO of Eat 'n Park Restaurants; UPT President Michael A. Worman, Chancellor […]

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Daehnick plans to step down as administrator in January >

October 27th, 1994

Wilfried Daehnick, associate provost for Research since 1989, will resign the job in January to return to being a full-time professor of physics. Daehnick, 65, said that after five years of being an administrator and having only a day or two each week for his physics research, the time had come for him to choose: […]

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Learning Skills Center unveils new lab >

October 27th, 1994

Pitt celebrated the 20th anniversary of its Learning Skills Center Oct. 20 by unveiling the most advanced university-based computer lab in western Pennsylvania for the visually and physically challenged and the learning disabled. Sue Sillman (left), a senior majoring in communication, and Shirley Abriola (below), a senior majoring in social work, demonstrated a voice-activated computer […]

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Provost appoints search committee >

October 27th, 1994

Provost James Maher has appointed a search committee to nominate a new associate provost for Research from within Pitt. Donald Mattison, dean of the Graduate School of Public Health, chairs the committee. Other members include Andrew Blair, Katz Graduate School of Business; Tony Duncan, physics department; Joel Falk, electrical engineering department; Linda Jacobson, biological sciences […]

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Trustees approve capital budget despite some disagreement about Mag >

October 27th, 1994

The Board of Trustees voted to approve a $154.9 million Pitt capital budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1, 1995. The budget includes 74 new and ongoing construction and renovation projects to be completed over the next several years. No trustees opposed the capital budget in the voice vote taken at the board's […]

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University kicks off United Way campaign >

October 27th, 1994

Pitt's 1994 United Way giving campaign kicked off on Oct. 24 with a goal of $450,000, an increase of 20 percent over last year's total. To help encourage participation in the campaign, Chancellor J. Dennis O'Connor will host a reception today (Oct. 27) at which he will appeal to the University's leadership to set an […]

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Connolly named chairperson-designate of Pitt trustees >

October 27th, 1994

J.W. Connolly, retired senior vice president of H.J. Heinz Co. and a Pitt law alumnus, was elected chairperson-designate of the Board of Trustees at the board's Oct. 21 meeting. He will succeed board chairperson Farrell Rubenstein when Rubenstein's current one-year term expires in June. Connolly originally was elected to the Board of Trustees in May […]

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