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Volume 27 Issue 10

Director of University Press named >

January 19th, 1995

Provost James Maher has named Cynthia Miller, editor-in-chief of the University Press of Kansas since 1989, as the new director of the University of Pittsburgh Press. Miller will succeed Fred Hetzel, who retired in October after 30 years as director of the Press. Miller hopes to be on the job by April 1, but her […]

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THE CHANCELLOR'S COLUMN >

January 19th, 1995

I wish to share with the University community my perspective on two matters which have drawn considerable attention and raised concerns among many of you. First is the status of the new College of Business Administration. The College will enroll its freshman class in the 1995-96 academic year. We project a first-year enrollment of 225 […]

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Reorganization of breast cancer project could be finalized soon >

January 19th, 1995

An administrative reorganization of the Pitt-based National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) could be finalized as early as today, Jan. 19, the Pittsburgh Cancer Institute's director said yesterday. Ronald Herberman, who has been NSABP interim chairperson since April, said the proposed agreement would divide leadership responsibilities as follows: Herberman would become NSABP's principal […]

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Gil named interim vice chancellor >

January 19th, 1995

Joseph Gil, director of Student Registration and Financial Services, has been appointed interim vice chancellor of Finance and Administration, effective Feb. 1. Gil replaces Rhonda Gross, who is leaving to become vice president of Finance and Administration at Lehigh. A national search will be launched to permanently fill the position. Formerly director of the Student […]

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Grenvik honored for Pitt service, contributions to critical care medicine >

January 19th, 1995

Ake Grenvik has been named Distinguished Service Professor in Critical Care Medicine in recognition of his service to Pitt and contributions to developing critical care medicine worldwide. This is the first such distinguished service professorship for critical medicine in the United States. In his honor, the Ake and Inger Grenvik Critical Care Lectureship has been […]

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SAC protests manner in which Pitt developed severe weather policy >

January 19th, 1995

Staff Association Council (SAC) has sent a letter to Chancellor J. Dennis O'Connor protesting the manner in which the University's new severe weather policy was developed. According to the letter dated Jan. 4, SAC expressed several concerns with a draft of the policy at a Dec. 15 meeting of the Human Resources policy review committee […]

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Donation to University archives provides look at steelworker's life >

January 19th, 1995

It all seems so ridiculous now. That is the very idea something could have been done to save the gigantic steel mill and the thousands of people who worked in it on any given shift. But there it is in discolored black and white, bound by a faded green folder dated June 1954 and labeled […]

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