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Volume 29 Issue 16

Gordon K. MacLeod >

April 17th, 1997

Gordon K. MacLeod Professor, health services administration, Graduate School of Public Health, and clinical professor of medicine, School of Medicine. Current member of Faculty Assembly (since 1994), Senate Council (since 1995) and the benefits and welfare committee (since 1991). At a time when the Senate is focusing its attention increasingly on employee health benefits and […]

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BOOKS & JOURNALS >

April 17th, 1997

In this 26th annual edition of Books and Journals by the Faculty, we recognize Pitt faculty members who write or edit books as well as edit or co-edit journals. Book submissions have been arranged according to school, and listed alphabetically by title for easier reference. In instances of co-authored and co-edited books, the Pitt faculty […]

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University asks students to pledge to live by certain common values >

April 17th, 1997

Beginning next fall, students attending Pitt's Freshman Convocation will be asked to pledge to live by common values of mutual respect and civility, self-restraint, concern for others, and academic integrity. The pledge statement, called "The Pitt Promise: A Commitment to Civility," also will be used at other University events and in Pitt publications. Unlike Pitt's […]

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The Pitt Promise: >

April 17th, 1997

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to the advancement of learning and service to the society. This is best accomplished in an atmosphere of mutual respect and civility, self-restraint, concern for others, and academic integrity. By choosing to join this community, I accept the obligation to live by these common values and commit myself to […]

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Pitt Scouts for Food drive runs to April 28 >

April 17th, 1997

Three years ago, the Pitt Scouts for Food drive was bringing in 8,000 to 9,000 units of food annually. Two years ago, thanks largely to the coordinating efforts of Karen Valauri, director of Student Activities for the College of General Studies, the drive brought in 50,000 units. Last year, the Pitt Volunteer Pool took over […]

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House votes for tuition cap with steep penalty for exceeding limit >

April 17th, 1997

When Gov. Tom Ridge recommended increasing Pitt's state appropriation by 2 percent ($2.97 million) under his proposed 1997-98 budget, University administrators complained that the amount was significantly less than what Pitt will need next year. But they thanked Ridge for proposing to increase Pitt's budget with no strings attached in the form of the state's […]

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UPJ conference center wins award >

April 17th, 1997

The Conference Center at Pitt's Johnstown campus (UPJ) has been given the 1997 Outstanding Institutional Achievement Award of the Association of Conference and Events Directors-International (ACED-I). Conference Center director Charles Salem, assistant director Christian Stumpf and graduate assistant Dennis Horner accepted the international award at ACED-I's annual meeting last month in Seattle. The award recognizes […]

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Senate committee to examine relationship between School of Medicine and UPMCS >

April 17th, 1997

Is the academic mission of Pitt's School of Medicine compatible with the business goals of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center System (UPMCS)? University Senate leaders have formed a committee of seven senior Pitt professors to examine that question. "It's not that we're assuming they [Pitt and UPMCS] are incompatible," said Senate Vice President Nathan […]

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