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Volume 27 Issue 14

Donald L. Cleland >

March 16th, 1995

Donald L. Cleland, 90, professor emeritus of education and former director of the education school's Reading Laboratory (now Reading Center), died Feb. 18, 1995, at Passavant Health Center, Zelienople. Cleland received his master's of education and Ph.D. degrees from Pitt. He earned his undergraduate degree a Westminster College and later was principal at Etna High […]

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Clarification >

March 16th, 1995

An editor's note accompanying a letter from Thomas G. Zullo in the Jan. 19, 1995, issue indicated that 11 other dental school faculty members' signatures had accompanied the letter. Those 11 faculty requested that their names be withheld from publication. However, even if they had not made that request, University Times policy restricts the number […]

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Existing faculty review policy must be used uniformly, provost says >

March 16th, 1995

Rather than create a system requiring periodic job performance reviews of tenured faculty, it appears the administration will enforce an existing Pitt policy that calls for annual reviews of all faculty. Provost James Maher said this week, "We already have an annual review system in place, and it represents an effective post-tenure review. What we […]

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Fisher named scientific director of NSABP >

March 16th, 1995

Pitt breast cancer researcher Bernard Fisher has won two victories this month: * At this week's semiannual meeting of the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) in San Diego, he was named the group's new scientific director. Fisher still has a lawsuit pending against Pitt and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in […]

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Opposition to single health care provider on campus increases >

March 16th, 1995

As Pitt administrators consider various options for employee health benefits, a growing number of faculty and staff members are saying: Don't give any company a monopoly on health insurance here. University administrators are weighing the merits of several health care options for the fiscal year that begins July 1, including: * Signing a three-year "exclusive […]

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Assembly reaffirms research policy >

March 16th, 1995

In response to allegations by Pitt cancer researcher Bernard Fisher that University administrators violated his academic freedom, Faculty Assembly on March 14 unanimously approved a resolution reaffirming Pitt's policy on externally sponsored research. The resolution also calls on the administration to work through the American Association of Universities and the political system to support academic […]

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Governor's budget has smaller than expected hike for University >

March 16th, 1995

In his first budget address as governor, Tom Ridge on March 7 proposed what he called a "student-based" 3 percent funding increase for higher education in Pennsylvania. But for Pitt and the other state-related and state system universities, increases would be less than 2 percent. And to receive that extra money, schools would have to […]

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