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Volume 31 Issue 22

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 […]

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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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Connolly, Nordenberg meet with ERA reps >

July 6th, 1999

Connolly, Nordenberg meet with ERA reps Student members of the Equal Rights Alliance (ERA) — who went on a 17-day hunger strike this spring to protest Pitt's denial of health benefits to homosexual employees' domestic partners — finally got their meeting with trustees chairperson J.W. Connolly and Chancellor Mark Nordenberg on June 24. Following the […]

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Board of Trustees re-elected J.W. Connolly >

July 6th, 1999

Board of Trustees re-elected J.W. Connolly The Board of Trustees on June 25 re-elected J.W. Connolly for a fifth consecutive one-year term as board chairperson. Trustees also amended the board's bylaws to allow Connolly to serve an additional three years beyond the normal five-year limit. Connolly said he doesn't necessarily want to remain as chairperson […]

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University will set aside section in new stadium for faculty and staff >

July 6th, 1999

University will set aside section in new stadium for faculty and staff When the Pitt Panthers begin playing football in the Steelers' new stadium in fall 2001, a special section will be set aside for faculty and staff. The section will be located between one end zone and the 30 yard line on the home […]

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University will set aside section in new stadium for faculty and staff >

July 6th, 1999

University will set aside section in new stadium for faculty and staff When the Pitt Panthers begin playing football in the Steelers' new stadium in fall 2001, a special section will be set aside for faculty and staff. The section will be located between one end zone and the 30 yard line on the home […]

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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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