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Volume 27 Issue 19

Pitt Kennywood tickets on sale >

May 25th, 1995

The annual Kennywood Park picnic for Pitt staff, students and faculty will be July 1. Park hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., with rides starting at noon and fireworks at 10 p.m. Ride-all-day tickets, normally $18, cost $12 for Pitt personnel. General admission remains at $4. Tickets must be purchased in advance, by June […]

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Faculty retirement plan to be studied >

May 25th, 1995

Under federal law, mandatory retirement ages for faculty have been illegal since Jan. 1, 1994. Pitt has offered a series of early retirement incentive plans to its tenured faculty since 1982. For those two reasons and others, Pitt's administration can only guess how many professors will retire in a given year, and how those retirements […]

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Lawmaker proposes axing tuition benefit for dependents, spouses >

May 25th, 1995

State Rep. John Lawless (R-Montgomery County) plans to introduce a multi-bill higher education legislative package that includes the elimination of tuition benefits for dependents and spouses of employees at colleges and universities receiving state funds. Contrary to a report in the May 24 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Lawless says he does not plan to introduce legislation ending […]

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Dental school staffer's dismissal protested >

May 25th, 1995

Some 260 School of Dental Medicine students, alumni and employees have signed a petition asking the school's administration to reinstate a staff member in the dental medicine Student Services office. Charlotte Celidonia, 57, was dismissed May 5 after five years as a staff specialist III. According to Alfred W. Whitehead, director of dental Student Services, […]

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Employees urged to contact legislators about appropriation >

May 25th, 1995

Pitt's Assistant Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations Dennis McManus told Staff Association Council (SAC) at its meeting yesterday, May 24, that Rep. John Lawless's call for a reduction in employee tuition benefits is an example of issues that gain support because they are not fully understood by the public. "I think that there are certain […]

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Fund set up in memory of newscaster >

May 25th, 1995

An Al McDowell Memorial Fund has been established in memory of the late Pittsburgh newscaster. The purpose of the fund is to endow an scholarship in the English department's non-fiction writing program. The scholarship will be given annually at the Al McDowell Pittsburgh Media Forum, designed to bring Pittsburgh-area journalists to Pitt to share with […]

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Pitt reports salaries of officers & highest paid University employees

for fiscal year 1993-94 >

May 25th, 1995

Lyndon Michael Hill, an associate professor of obstetrics, was Pitt's highest paid employee last year, according to an Internal Revenue Service form filed by the University May 15. Hill received $514,723 in salary, $27,404 in benefits and $2,375 in expenses and other allowances during the Pitt fiscal year that ended June 30, 1994, according to […]

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M O V I N G ! >

May 25th, 1995

After almost 11 years of being scattered throughout Bellefield Hall, Pitt's University Child Development Center (UCDC) will open for business May 30 at its new home at 635 Clyde Street. The neo-classical style building is near the Pitt chancellor's residence and a half-block from Central Catholic High School. By moving from Bellefield Hall to the […]

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