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Volume 31 Issue 22

Shona J. Sharif >

July 6th, 1999

Shona J. Sharif Shona J. Sharif, senior lecturer and adviser in the Department of Africana Studies, died June 22, 1999. She was 52. Since 1986, Sharif had taught courses in African American health issues and African American, African and Caribbean dance at Pitt. As artistic director of the African Drum and Dance Ensemble, she choreographed […]

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Parking rates rise $10/month for University permit holders >

July 6th, 1999

Parking rates rise $10/month for University permit holders Monthly parking fees at Pitt lots have gone up $10 across the board beginning July 1. University permit holders have until July 12 to cancel their permits in order to avoid the July payroll deduction for parking, Bob Harkins, director of Parking, Transportation and Services, announced in […]

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Pitt's health & safety program recognized >

July 6th, 1999

Pitt's health & safety program recognized The University has one of the country's best health, safety and environmental programs, according to the National Safety Council's Campus Safety, Health and Environmental Management Division. The National Safety Council (NSC) will present Pitt's Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) its highest endorsement — the Award of Honor […]

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Budget has 4% hike in compensation pool >

July 6th, 1999

Budget has 4% hike in compensation pool The Board of Trustees unanimously approved a $916.3 million operating budget and a $166.7 million capital budget on July 25 for fiscal year 1999-2000. The operating budget includes a 4 percent increase in the pool of money for faculty and staff salaries. In a June 30 Campus Update, […]

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Forum criticizes some schools' systems for evaluating faculty >

July 6th, 1999

Forum criticizes some schools' systems for evaluating faculty Professors at the July 6 Faculty Assembly forum on faculty job performance systems agreed that such systems are beneficial and hold faculty accountable to the public. But new faculty evaluation systems in two Health Sciences schools drew fire from some Assembly members. Dental medicine professor John Baker […]

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Budget has 4% hike in compensation pool >

July 6th, 1999

Budget has 4% hike in compensation pool The Board of Trustees unanimously approved a $916.3 million operating budget and a $166.7 million capital budget on July 25 for fiscal year 1999-2000. The operating budget includes a 4 percent increase in the pool of money for faculty and staff salaries. In a June 30 Campus Update, […]

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Nancy Washington retires >

July 6th, 1999

Nancy Washington retires Thirty years after coming to Pitt as a research assistant, Assistant to the Chancellor Nancy Washington retired June 30. She was honored at a reception last month. In addition to serving as assistant to the chancellor (since 1993), she was an assistant professor of clinical epidemiology and family medicine (since 1989) and […]

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Information about classification system still being disseminated >

July 6th, 1999

Information about classification system still being disseminated Reactions to the new staff classification system have been limited in part because many staff have not received their individual classification statements. That is not surprising, according to a Human Resources official. Jim Edgerton, assistant vice chancellor for compensation and benefits, told the University Times that staff should […]

Feature,Volume 31 Issue 22

Nancy Washington retires >

July 6th, 1999

Nancy Washington retires Thirty years after coming to Pitt as a research assistant, Assistant to the Chancellor Nancy Washington retired June 30. She was honored at a reception last month. In addition to serving as assistant to the chancellor (since 1993), she was an assistant professor of clinical epidemiology and family medicine (since 1989) and […]

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