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Volume 31 Issue 14

Faculty Salary Increases Oct. 31, 1997-Oct. 31, 1998 >

March 18th, 1999

Faculty Salary Increases Oct. 31, 1997-Oct. 31, 1998 Pitt's Office of Institutional Research has released its annual report on salary increases for full-time continuing faculty. As usual, the numbers require some explanation. For example, the "continuing faculty" category excludes faculty members who were hired or promoted last year, were on leave of absence, or changed […]

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Planning commission approves University's revised facilities plan >

March 18th, 1999

Planning commission approves University's revised facilities plan Pitt's revised 10-year facilities plan was approved unanimously by the City Planning Commission March 9, according to a commission official. A public hearing was held on Feb. 23 to review the University's major construction projects. Commission staff member Jim Brown said that the University was granted an exemption […]

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USX to give $2.75 million for CAS and engineering >

March 18th, 1999

USX to give $2.75 million for CAS and engineering The USX Foundation has pledged $2.75 million to support programs in Pitt's School of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). Pitt will use the funds to establish the USX Corporation Dean's Chair in the engineering school, to support a metallurgy fellowship in the school, […]

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Trustees expected to okay move out of Pitt Stadium >

March 18th, 1999

Trustees expected to okay move out of Pitt Stadium Trustees today are expected to authorize the replacement of Pitt Stadium with a convocation center, student recreation center and student housing, providing Pitt can make arrangements to use the Steelers' new North Side stadium. Pitt's Board of Trustees is meeting in special session at 11 a.m. […]

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2 UPMC hospitals win national awards >

March 18th, 1999

2 UPMC hospitals win national awards The two tertiary hospitals of UPMC Health System, UPMC Shadyside and UPMC Presbyterian, have been selected 1999 national award winners from among nearly 700 hospitals nationwide that provide cardiovascular serv ices. HCIA Inc. released findings of a study titled The 100 Top Hospitals: Cardiovascular Hospitals. HCIA Inc. collects, manages […]

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Report documents Pitt's financial health >

March 18th, 1999

Report documents Pitt's financial health If Pitt's revenues dried up overnight, the University could live off its expendable reserve funds and stay in business for a little over a year without laying off employees. That's better than Penn State and Temple, which could live off their reserves for only about six months. But it's not […]

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Pitt, city schools introduce kids' safety program >

March 18th, 1999

Pitt, city schools introduce kids' safety program Traumatic injury is the leading cause of death in young people, and more than 100,000 people in the United States each year are permanently disabled because of brain and spinal cord injuries. Pitt's Center for Injury Research and Control (CIRCL) and the department of neurological surgery have teamed […]

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Provost vows not to cut UPJ faculty if curriculum review, plan are completed >

March 18th, 1999

Provost vows not to cut UPJ faculty if curriculum review, plan are completed JOHNSTOWN — During a two-day visit to the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (UPJ) to address complaints that Pitt's central administration has chronically underfunded the campus, Provost James Maher offered the following deal: Pitt won't cut the campus's faculty — and will […]

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1999 marathon runners guaranteed spot in 2000 race >

March 18th, 1999

1999 marathon runners guaranteed spot in 2000 race The UPMC Health System/City of Pittsburgh Marathon will offer guaranteed advance entry for the 2000 edition of the race, which will accompany the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Men's Marathon, to a ll runners who register for the 1999 edition of the marathon or marathon relay to […]

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