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Volume 31 Issue 17

Pitt a sponsor of Race for the Cure >

April 29th, 1999

Pitt a sponsor of Race for the Cure Pitt is a major sponsor of the Sunday, May 9, Race for the Cure. Sue Harkins, director of the University's College Connections Program, is serving as this year's race coordinator. "Pitt has a very strong presence in Race for the Cure," Harkins said. "We are very grateful […]

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Pitt motion to dismiss suit against UPJ denied >

April 29th, 1999

Pitt motion to dismiss suit against UPJ denied A federal judge has denied Pitt's motion to dismiss a sex and race discrimination lawsuit against the Johnstown campus (UPJ) and its president. U.S. District Judge D. Brooks Smith ruled that UPJ's affirmative action program and its affirmative action director, Clea Hollis, "were adversely affected by decisions […]

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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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