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Volume 31 Issue 17

ONE ON ONE: Deborah Henson The woman behind the "Henson case" talks about why she filed her complaint. >

April 29th, 1999

ONE ON ONE: DEBORAH HENSON The woman behind the "Henson case" talks about why she filed her complaint. Deborah M. Henson left the University three years ago. But the legal conflict over Pitt's denial of spousal health benefits for her lesbian partner simmered until last February — when it boiled over into a public controversy […]

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Agreement in principle reached on Pitt's use of new Steelers stadium >

April 29th, 1999

Agreement in principle reached on Pitt's use of new Steelers stadium Pitt has reached an agreement in principle with the Steelers to play home football games in the new North Side stadium beginning in 2001. Director of Athletics Steve Pederson announced the agreement at the Staff Association Council spring assembly yesterday. Pederson also announced that […]

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Staff Association Council members >

April 29th, 1999

Staff Association Council members New member nominees Carol S. Adams, medicine Carla Y. Brown, Residence Life, Student Affairs Rasheda Davis, Property Management Michele A. Dobransky, cell biology and physiology Janet Donofrio, Student Services/SHRS Maureen A. Jenkins, Katz school Susan E. Johnson, education Barbara J. Lowe, nursing Irene Marinakos, SAC secretary Johnnie A. Moore, Payroll Bobbi […]

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Staff Association Council announces members >

April 29th, 1999

Staff Association Council announces members At its April 21 meeting, the Staff Association Council (SAC) announced nominees for new membership, heard recommendations by SAC's salary and job classification committee regarding the University's salary policies, and held a closed, officers-only meeting with Ron Frisch, Human Resources associate vice chancellor, on the proposed staff classification plan. There […]

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Details available on Ft. Pitt bridge/tunnel restrictions >

April 29th, 1999

Details available on Ft. Pitt bridge/tunnel restrictions Today is D-Day for a new construction phase of the Ft. Pitt Bridge/Ft. Pitt Tunnel five-year improvement project. The current phase is expected to last 50-90 days. Beginning today at 6 a.m, PennDOT is closing lanes that carry traffic from the Ft. Duquesne Bridge to the Ft. Pitt […]

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Johnstown legislator meets with chancellor over funding for UPJ >

April 29th, 1999

Johnstown legislator meets with chancellor over funding for UPJ Last week, state Sen. John Wozniak, D- Johnstown, convinced the Senate appropriations committee to delay the University's state funding request for next year until Pitt addresses the Johnstown campus's chronic budget problems. This morning, Wozniak is scheduled to meet here with Chancellor Mark Nordenberg to continue […]

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President of Turkey honored >

April 29th, 1999

President of Turkey honored Chancellor Mark Nordenberg conferred an honorary Doctor of Engineering degree on Suleyman Demirel, president of the Republic of Turkey, at an April 21 academic convocation in Carnegie Music Hall. Demirel has made higher education a top priority for his country, guiding the establishment of more than 25 universities over the past […]

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Hunger strike called off /Fast broken, sit-in begins >

April 29th, 1999

Hunger strike called off / Fast broken, sit-in begins After 17 days, Pitt hunger strikers broke their fast yesterday without getting what they ultimately were seeking: a public meeting with Pitt trustees. But the ex-strikers vowed to sit outside the office of the Board of Trustees Secretary until trustees agree to publicly discuss Pitt's denial […]

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