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Volume 31 Issue 16

New international phone rates prompt outcry, change by Telecommunications >

April 15th, 1999

New international phone rates prompt outcry, change by Telecommunications Pitt's Telecommunications office has overbilled University units by at least $130,000 for international telephone calls since July, according to Telecommunications director Bruce A. Hutchison. But he said Telecommunications plans to: * Adopt new, lower rates on May 1; * Re-process Pitt international calls made between July […]

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Hillman hours extended during finals, reading period >

April 15th, 1999

Hillman hours extended during finals, reading period Hillman Library will extend its hours for the spring term reading/final exam period, and will be open continuously from 11 a.m., Sunday, April 25 until 10 p.m., Friday, April 30. During this period, admittance to the library from midnight to 7 a.m. will be with a valid University […]

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CAS teaching award winners announced >

April 15th, 1999

CAS teaching award winners announced Winners and nominees for the David and Tina Bellet CAS Teaching Excellence Award will be recognized at a dinner April 17 in the William Pitt Union Ballroom. Harold B. Rollins of geology and planetary sciences and Philip Watts of French and Italian languages and literatures have been named winners of […]

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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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