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Volume 29 Issue 21

Provost applauds FAS strategic plan >

June 26th, 1997

The latest Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) strategic plan got a glowing review this week from Provost James Maher. "With very valuable help from the [school's] Faculty Planning Advisory Committee, you and the FAS associate deans have addressed the programmatic needs and budgetary constraints both insightfully and comprehensively," Maher wrote in a June 24 […]

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UPG names new president >

June 26th, 1997

Frank A. Cassell, vice provost and dean of the Albert A. Robin Campus of Roosevelt University near Chicago, will become president of Pitt's Greensburg campus (UPG) Aug. 11. Cassell, 56, will succeed Norman W. Scanlon, who has been interim president of UPG since George Chambers retired on Dec. 31. Chambers was president of the campus […]

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Greensburg plans educational 65-mile bike trip >

June 26th, 1997

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 […]

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Pitt wins communication awards >

June 26th, 1997

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 […]

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Pitt's MBA program falls in Computerworld's rankings >

June 26th, 1997

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 […]

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Clarification >

June 26th, 1997

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.

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