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Volume 31 Issue 21

Staff still awaiting details of July 1 classification plan >

June 24th, 1999

Staff still awaiting details of July 1 classification plan Pitt staff are still wait- ing to learn details of the new classification plan, which is to be implemented next week. Human Resources officials announced the plan last fall and outlined it generally at a staff assembly June 8. Excluding unionized employees and some upper-administration staff […]

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Demonstration >

June 24th, 1999

Demonstration About 20 demonstrators, including Harold Jones and Shandra Williams, marched in front of the residence of Chancellor Mark Nordenberg on June 19, protesting Pitt's refusal to extend health benefits to same-sex domestic partners and the University's challenge to the city gay rights law. Jones and several other members of the Equal Rights Alliance (ERA) […]

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Alum gives $10 million toward new center for athletics & recreation >

June 24th, 1999

Alum gives $10 million toward new center for athletics & recreation Pitt's long-awaited athletics and recreation complex, expected to open on campus in 2002, now has a name. The John M. and Gertrude E. Petersen Events Center, to be built on the site of Pitt Stadium, was christened by University officials at a press conference […]

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Demonstration >

June 24th, 1999

Demonstration About 20 demonstrators, including Harold Jones and Shandra Williams, marched in front of the residence of Chancellor Mark Nordenberg on June 19, protesting Pitt's refusal to extend health benefits to same-sex domestic partners and the University's challenge to the city gay rights law. Jones and several other members of the Equal Rights Alliance (ERA) […]

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Tuition to go up 4% >

June 24th, 1999

Tuition to go up 4% Pitt plans to raise tuition by 4 percent this fall. The University's pool of money for salaries likewise is expected to increase by 4 percent, effective July 1. Those two figures are part of a $916.3 million operating budget for fiscal year 2000 that the Board of Trustees is expected […]

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City Council okays 2 Pitt projects >

June 24th, 1999

City Council okays 2 Pitt projects By a 7-0 vote, Pittsburgh City Council approved two University projects that will provide more student housing and academic space on campus. Pitt plans to construct a six-story academic building across South Bouquet Street from the law school and add a second phase to the Bouquet Gardens undergraduate student […]

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Tuition to go up 4% >

June 24th, 1999

Tuition to go up 4% Pitt plans to raise tuition by 4 percent this fall. The University's pool of money for salaries likewise is expected to increase by 4 percent, effective July 1. Those two figures are part of a $916.3 million operating budget for fiscal year 2000 that the Board of Trustees is expected […]

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Parking rates expected to increase >

June 24th, 1999

Parking rates expected to increase Monthly parking fees at Pitt are likely to go up July 1, but not as high as the $14 per month savings in taxes most permit holders began receiving in 1999. Bob Harkins, director of Parking, Transportation and Services, said he is finalizing details with the University administration, which is […]

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Human Relations Commission denies motion to dismiss same-sex complaint >

June 24th, 1999

Human Relations Commission denies motion to dismiss same-sex complaint The Pittsburgh Com- mission on Human Relations has denied the University's motion to dismiss a discrimination complaint by former Pitt legal writing instructor Deborah Henson — a case that has drawn national publicity as well as contrasting responses from city and state lawmakers. Henson alleges that […]

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