A group of about 25 freshmen at Pitt's Greensburg campus (UPG) will be treated to a new learning experience starting on Aug. 21, when they embark on a 65-mile bike trip along the Youghiogheny River Trail. The three-day, two-night journey will balance academic and recreational activities. The freshmen will be guided by UPG faculty, staff […]
Pitt recently won 10 Matrix Awards from Women in Communications. In the Office of Communication/Media Relations: * University of Pittsburgh Research Review received an honorable mention in the Magapaper Category. * "Higher Education Review" received an honorable mention in the Radio Talk Show Category. In the Department of University Relations: * Law Notes was awarded […]
Both Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University dropped in Computerworld's second annual survey of the nation's 25 top techno Master's of Business Administration programs. In the weekly newspaper's latest survey, Pitt fell from 9th to 17th, while Carnegie Mellon dropped from second to third place. Computerworld based its rankings on a poll of 3,000 corporate recruiters […]
Staff Association Council President Brian Hart, who is supervisor of the PC Center, is involved in distributing the software for Pitt's new Oracle computing system. The June 12 issue of the University Times reported that Hart is extensively involved in Pitt's switch to Oracle.
Average salaries among the ranks of Pitt employees last year ranged from $221,056 for the 11 executives, administrators and managers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) to $14,022 for the 14 technical, skilled and service workers in the Office of Human Resources. Those highs and lows are included in a salary report released […]
The Faculty Early Re-tirement Bonus Plan Committee recommends that Pitt offer the following two plans, beginning Sept. 1. The Window Plan Who would be eligible: Full-time and part-time tenured faculty, full-time and part-time faculty librarians whose contracts provide the expectation of continuing employment, and full-time administrators holding faculty tenure. Members of the medical school faculty, […]
Marcell A. Mallette has been selected as the first director of alumni relations for Pitt's Bradford campus (UPB). A 1990 graduate of the campus, Mallette has been working as an administrative assistant in UPB's Office of Development and University Relations, and Office of Public Relations and Marketing since 1995. A native of Bradford, Mallette has […]
At an 8:30 a.m. meeting today, June 26, Pitt's Board of Trustees is expected to approve a 1997-98 operating budget that includes a 4.5 percent tuition hike this fall for in-state students and 5.5 percent for out-of-state students. Full-time tuition for most Pennsylvania resident undergraduates would increase to $5,658 a year, while nonresidents would pay […]