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Volume 31 Issue 16

Opinions vary on new plan to improve custodial services >

April 15th, 1999

Opinions vary on new plan to improve custodial services Some faculty and staff think a plan to improve custodial service here has had the opposite effect, but Pitt administrators are calling the two-month-old plan a qualified success. Under the plan, which was implemented by Facilities Management Feb. 7, most custodians have been transferred to non-daylight […]

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Restructuring of CIS completed >

April 15th, 1999

Restructuring of CIS completed The year-long restructuring of Pitt's Computing and Information Services office is complete. In an April 9 letter to deans, senior staff and others, Provost James Maher announced that CIS will be realigned into two divisions: Computing Services and Systems Development, with Jinx Walton as director, and Network Services, directed by Maurice […]

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Info session set on Ft. Pitt Bridge work >

April 15th, 1999

Info session set on Ft. Pitt Bridge work Pitt Ridesharing and the Oakland Transportation Management Association are co-sponsoring an informational briefing session April 19 on the upcoming Ft. Pitt Bridge construction and related projects and their impact on the Oakland area. Speakers will include Robert Harkins, Parking, Transportation and Services; Tom Fox, PennDOT, and Henry […]

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3 Pitt administrators will resign next year >

April 15th, 1999

3 Pitt administrators will resign next year Three Pitt administrators have announced they will step down in summer 2000. Robert Gallagher — who last week was named vice chancellor for Student Affairs, after serving in an interim capacity since 1996 — plans to retire on June 30, 2000. Burkart Holzner, director of the University Center […]

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Katz EMBA program honored >

April 15th, 1999

Katz EMBA program honored A program in Pitt's business school is rated among the top in the nation in the annual rankings of two national publications. U.S. News & World Report ranked the Executive Master's of Business Administration (EMBA) program No. 15 in the country and BusinessWeek ranked in the "top-20" among similar programs. The […]

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American U. dean tapped to head General Studies >

April 15th, 1999

American U. dean tapped to head General Studies American University's dean of continuing education and special programs will be the new dean of Pitt's College of General Studies (CGS). Susan R. Kinsey, who holds a doctorate and a master's degree in French literature from Columbia University, will become CGS dean on Aug. 1. In announcing […]

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Staff Association Council wants discussion of staff reclassification plan >

April 15th, 1999

Staff Association Council wants discussion of staff reclassification plan The Staff Association Council (SAC) leadership is trying to open up discussions of a Human Resources staff reclassification plan. SAC president Rich Colwell told Senate Council on March 22 and again this month that SAC officers have concerns with the salary administration section of the reclassification […]

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