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Volume 31 Issue 11

Feb. 7 new date for custodial changes >

February 4th, 1999

The Facilities Manage- ment plan designed to improve custodial service on the Pittsburgh campus will be implemented on Feb. 7, with Pitt's 201 custodians starting their new jobs and shifts. (See University Times, Jan. 21.) Custodians bid for available positions on Jan. 27. The plan, first announced last November and delayed twice, will result in […]

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Law drafted by Pitt clinic helps terminally ill parents plan for future custody of their children >

February 4th, 1999

A new Pennsylvania law, drafted and lobbied for by students from Pitt's Family Support Legal Clinic, allows incapacitated or terminally ill parents to plan for the future custody of their children. The Standby Guardianship Act "is extremely important because it provides security and peace of mind for parents who know that they may not survive […]

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Teresa Ree Chay >

February 4th, 1999

Teresa Ree Chay, professor of biological sciences with an adjunct appointment in chemistry, died Jan. 27, 1999. She was 61. Chay earned a B.A. in mathematics in 1959 and a Ph.D. in chemistry in 1961, both from the University of Utah. She came to Pitt in 1970 as a research associate and was named assistant […]

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What the law means to one parent >

February 4th, 1999

The following is the text of a statement by Jim King, an HIV-infected Washington County resident. It was read at the Jan. 22 Pitt news conference announcing passage of Pennsylvania's new Standby Guardianship Act: I am a 41-year old white male who is HIV infected. I am also a husband and a father to a […]

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Graham Baxter >

February 4th, 1999

A business consultant and management educator with ties to the University, Graham Baxter died Jan. 20, 1999, of complications following hip replacement surgery. He was 58. Baxter earned a Ph.D. in business from Pitt in 1974. He served as administrator for the business school's Management Program for Executives. He helped establish an undergraduate business program, […]

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What the law means to one parent >

February 4th, 1999

The following is the text of a statement by Jim King, an HIV-infected Washington County resident. It was read at the Jan. 22 Pitt news conference announcing passage of Pennsylvania's new Standby Guardianship Act: I am a 41-year old white male who is HIV infected. I am also a husband and a father to a […]

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Payroll department sets up tax hotline >

February 4th, 1999

The Payroll Department has established a hotline for questions about W-2 and 1042S tax forms. The hotline, 624-1860, will operate weekdays through April 16, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Employees should direct questions about form 1099 to the Accounts Payable Department at 624-6054. According to Payroll, tax forms were mailed during the last week in January.

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