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Volume 27 Issue 21

Faculty vote McDuffie in as Senate president; Hershey wins election as vice president >

June 22nd, 1995

Keith A. McDuffie of the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures has been elected president of the University Senate for the 1995-96 academic year. McDuffie, a full professor who chaired the department from 1975 to 1992, served once before as a Senate officer — in 1985-86, when he was vice president. As president, McDuffie will […]

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Ramicone named to Budget post >

June 22nd, 1995

Arthur Ramicone, director of Internal Audit at the University, has been promoted to associate vice chancellor for Budget and Administration. Ramicone succeeds Rhonda Gross, who left Pitt last year to become vice president for finance at Lehigh University. The associate vice chancellor for Budget and Administration is primarily responsible for coordination of the operating and […]

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Senate office reports vote tally >

June 22nd, 1995

The Senate office does not reveal vote counts for individual Faculty Assembly members and officers. But the office reported that it received 811 valid ballots by the voting deadline of June 9, with 791 ballots cast for officers and 799 for Faculty Assembly members. Of the 785 ballots that indicated voters' affiliations, 376 were from […]

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Re-elections of two Senate presidents >

June 22nd, 1995

In his farewell address to the American people, out going President Dwight Eisenhower warned of what he called a “military-industrial complex” that threatened to pervert the country’s economy and foreign policy. This month, psychology professor James Holland stepped down after three consecutive one-year terms as University Senate president. He warned the University community about what […]

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William Grier Willis >

June 22nd, 1995

William Grier Willis, a Pitt alumnus who was a faculty member in the political science department at the University from 1942 to 1962, died June 2 at Kent and Queen Anne's Hospital in Chestertown, Md. He was 85. Willis directed Pitt's Institute of Local Government from 1955 until 1962, when he became vice president and […]

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Incoming President Keith McDuffie urges University community to work

together >

June 22nd, 1995

This week, the University Senate office notified Keith McDuffie of the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures that he has been elected Senate president for the 1995-96 academic year. Two weeks ago, McDuffie joined the United Faculty, the organization that has been trying since the early 1980s to unionize Pitt faculty. While many people at […]

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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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