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Volume 27 Issue 21

Chancellor search UPDATE >

June 22nd, 1995

The search for a new chancellor for the University of Pittsburgh is now under way. This is an important and critical undertaking for our University and I am sure that there will be considerable ongoing interest in this endeavor. It is my intention, on behalf of the Board of Trustees, to keep all of you […]

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TRSF seeks volunteer ushers for performances >

June 22nd, 1995

The Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival is seeking volunteer ushers for its current season. Ushers can watch the productions for free while taking part in the Shakespeare Festival. The 1995 season began last month with "Romeo and Juliet." The season continues with "The Tragedy of Macbeth," June 27-July 15, directed by Bulgarian-born Mladen Kiselov. The final […]

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Search committee >

June 22nd, 1995

At the Board of Trustees meeting on June 22, Board Chair J.W. Connolly announced the appointment of 21 persons to the Chancellor Search Committee. Those appointed include nine trustees, seven faculty members elected by the University Senate, three deans, one Staff Association Council representative, and one University of Pittsburgh Medical Center representative. Three students — […]

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Search firm selected >

June 22nd, 1995

The firm of Korn/Ferry International, an executive search firm, has been selected by the Board of Trustees to assist the search committee in identifying prospective candidates. Korn/Ferry International, with offices in Washington, DC, and abroad, was the first firm to establish a formalized education executive search practice and is a widely respected organization.

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Economics department jumps in national ranking >

June 22nd, 1995

Pitt's Department of Economics has improved from 75th to 18th best in the nation over the past 10 years, according to an analysis by The Journal of Economic Literature. The ranking puts Pitt ahead of UCLA and the University of Pennsylvania, and just behind the University of Wisconsin and Stanford. Northwestern University was ranked No. […]

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Minority, out-of-state enrollments rising at Pitt >

June 22nd, 1995

Pitt is making progress toward its goals of enrolling more out-of-state and African-American students while becoming more selective in recruiting, according to statistics reported at the June 12 Senate Council meeting. As of May 19, the number of students from outside Pennsylvania who had been accepted as Pitt freshmen and had made tuition deposits was […]

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Trustees name search committee >

June 22nd, 1995

The appointment of 21 members of the search committee for a new permanent chancellor will be announced at the Board of Trustees' annual meeting today, June 22, at 9 a.m. in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room. The committee members are listed on page 3 of this issue of the University Times in a Chancellor […]

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