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Volume 27 Issue 21

State appropriation unresolved; additional Tuition Challenge Grant funds approved >

June 22nd, 1995

The state House of Representatives voted 198-3 on June 20 to approve a $144.4 million appropriation for Pitt for the fiscal year beginning July 1. But political wrangling in the state Senate was delaying final legislative approval of the funds as the University Times went to press. Senate Democrats this week blocked approval of the […]

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BRADFORD, looking to the future, outlines master space plan details >

June 22nd, 1995

A $7 million addition to the Tom L. McDowell Sports Center, an $8 million addition to the Frame-Westerberg Commons student union, and a $12 million fine and performing arts center are the main projects in the first phase of Pitt's Bradford campus's (UPB) recently unveiled physical master plan. During phase one, the first five years […]

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GSPH's Hart elected SAC president >

June 22nd, 1995

Brian Hart, a research specialist in the Graduate School of Public Health, has been elected president of Staff Association Council (SAC) for the year beginning July 1. Hart, who joined SAC a year ago, has served as the group's representative on the last search committee for a new senior vice chancellor for Health Sciences and […]

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Special matching funds program results in $1.1 million for UPB fine

arts challenge >

June 22nd, 1995

Pitt's Bradford campus (UPB) has received $1.1 million in gifts through a special matching funds program established by a local family in support of the campus's proposed fine arts building. The Blaisdell family also has committed to matching new gifts for the proposed center from now until Dec. 31, according to Karen Niemic-Buchheit, UPB director […]

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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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