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Volume 27 Issue 22

United Faculty responds to provost's anti-union letter >

July 6th, 1995

The war of words has heated up in the latest Pitt faculty unionization drive. Provost James Maher, in a June 21 open letter to faculty, said unionization could hinder academic reforms, end the status of professors and librarians as "independent professionals within the University" and make it "highly unlikely" that Pitt will attract the best […]

Feature,Volume 27 Issue 22

Nancy Barber Davis >

July 6th, 1995

Nancy Barber Davis, a staff member in the Office of Computing and Information Services (CIS), died suddenly of coronary disease on July 2, 1995. A resident of Swissvale, Davis had provided administrative support for the PC Center and Office System Services since joining the University staff in 1990. "She was a key person in organizing […]

Feature,Volume 27 Issue 22

Trustees uphold severance package for O'Connor >

July 6th, 1995

By a 10-7 vote, the Board of Trustees on June 22 rejected a proposal to have the board's executive committee "review and reconsider" Chancellor J. Dennis O'Connor's severance package. Under a deal approved last month by the trustees' compensation committee, O'Connor will get a one-month vacation beginning Aug. 1, followed by four months' leave and […]

Feature,Volume 27 Issue 22