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Volume 29 Issue 22

House bill would end tax exempt status for TIAA-CREF >

July 10th, 1997

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a reconciliation tax bill that would end TIAA-CREF's tax exemption and would impose a tax of up to 1/2 percent on the pension fund's assets of about $90 billion. If the bill becomes law, according to TIAA-CREF, the fund could be faced with a tax bill of $250 […]

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2 weight-lifting officers bring back gold from police Olympics >

July 10th, 1997

When Pitt police officer Dominick Sciulli began lifting weights in October, he was interested in one thing ≠ controlling his weight. Normally, Sciulli, 25, tips the scales at about 300 pounds. But a serious ankle injury he received in the 1993 blue/gold football game robbed him of the ability to exercise for months and at […]

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Pitt, UPMC will be more separate >

July 10th, 1997

It's not a divorce, but Pitt and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center System (UPMCS) are growing apart. At the Pitt Board of Trustees' June 26 meeting, Chancellor Mark Nordenberg announced a restructuring of the University-UPMCS relationship that will create a greater distinction between the two institutions. The changes include the following: * Pitt will […]

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Connolly re-elected head of board >

July 10th, 1997

The Board of Trustees re- elected J. W. Connolly to a third consecutive one-year term as chairperson. Connolly, retired senior vice president of the H.J. Heinz Co., has chaired Pitt's board since June 1995. The board also elected seven new members, re-elected six whose terms were expiring and changed one trustee's designation. In addition, the […]

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