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Volume 27 Issue 19

Health Science search postponed >

May 25th, 1995

The selection of a new senior vice chancel- lor for Health Sciences has been postponed until a successor to Chancellor J. Dennis O'Connor is named. O'Connor told Senate Council at its May 17 meeting that the decision to delay the appointment was made after talks with Pitt Board of Trustees Chair Farrell Rubenstein and Chair-elect […]

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Pitt Zone on Port Authority buses debuts; renovations begin in Forbes Quad garage >

May 25th, 1995

If early reports are any indication, the new "Pitt Zone" program devised by the University's Department of Parking and Transportation and the Port Authority Transit system (PAT) could be a great success. The program, which went into effect May 1, allows Pitt students, faculty and staff with a valid University identification card to ride PAT […]

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Policy provides guide for employee-lawyer interactions at Pitt >

May 25th, 1995

Faculty and staff members who deal with Pitt lawyers — whether in-house ones or outside counsel hired by the University– should keep in mind that such attorneys are working for Pitt, not necessarily its individual employees. That distinction can be vital when an employee's interests conflict with those of the University, according to a policy […]

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Law gets grant to underwrite centennial history of school >

May 25th, 1995

Pitt's School of Law has received a $50,000 grant from the Obernauer Foundation to underwrite publication of the school's centennial history. "The Law-Down: A Century Remembered"was written by W. Edward Sell, dean emeritus of the school, distinguished professor emeritus and Pitt's longest-serving tenured professor. "This is philanthropy at its most creative," law school Dean Peter […]

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Ernest B. Dorow >

May 25th, 1995

Ernest B. Dorow, associate professor in the School of Education, died of a heart attack on May 17, 1995. He was 62 years old. "It was a big loss," said Kenneth Metz, dean of the School of Education. "Ernie was a highly respected social studies educator. He had a very good rapport with public school […]

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Jack Grant >

May 25th, 1995

Jack Grant, an instructor in the College of General Studies' (CGS) Computer Learning Center since 1984, died May 19, 1995. "His love of teaching and personal interest in every student was recognized," said Robert W. Comfort, interim dean of CGS. Grant earned his bachelor's degree in mathematics and his master's degree in fiscal policy at […]

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Five African-American teaching fellows chosen >

May 25th, 1995

Pitt's School of Education and the Pittsburgh Public Schools have selected five candidates for this year's African-American Teaching Fellowships. They are: Harold Grant, North Versailles; Reginald Hickman, Monroeville; John Strayhorn, Wilkinsburg; Maurice Washington, Washington, Pa., and Laura Williams, Pittsburgh. Funded mainly by the Pittsburgh Foundation, the fellowship is designed to increase the number of African-American […]

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Pitt faculty pay still in middle of AAU schools >

May 25th, 1995

The average salaries of Pittsburgh campus faculty members continue to rank in the middle of the pack among the 59 U.S. member institutions of the American Association of Universities (AAU), a group of elite North American research universities. The rankings are included in a report by Pitt's Office of Institutional Research, based on data published […]

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