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Volume 39 Issue 13

What we earn: faculty salary report >

March 8th, 2007

In the Management Information and Analysis report, faculty in each responsibility center are broken down into academic ranks: professor, associate professor, assistant professor, instructor and lecturer/other. To avoid revealing individuals’ pay, average and median salary figures were omitted from the report for faculty categories that did not have more than three faculty members. Thus, some […]

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Report looks at faculty raises >

March 8th, 2007

Whether the glass is half full or half empty depends on one’s viewpoint. The average salary raise among Pitt’s 1,811 continuing full-time faculty members (excluding the School of Medicine’s clinical departments) in fiscal year 2007 was 4.3 percent — more than a percentage point higher than the 3.25 percent salary pool increase for faculty in […]

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City ponders nonprofit fees >

March 8th, 2007

City officials are considering establishing a formula under which nonprofit institutions in Pittsburgh, such as Pitt, would pay annual fees in lieu of taxes. Currently, the University is part of a consortium formed in 2005 that contributes voluntarily to the city’s coffers as a trade-off for their property tax-exempt status. Under a deal brokered by […]

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Cathedral of Learning restoration project set >

March 8th, 2007

On the 220th anniversary of Pitt’s founding, trustees approved a $4.8 million project to clean and refurbish the exterior of the University’s signature building, the Cathedral of Learning. The project, expected to start March 12 and run through September, is the first large-scale exterior preservation effort for the 42-story Cathedral, Pitt officials said. At a […]

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Pitt past, future highlighted at honors convocation >

March 8th, 2007

Speakers at the University’s honors convocation marked Pitt’s 220th anniversary with a look into its past as well as its future. The convocation honored academic awardees; student leadership award winners and study abroad scholarship winners; faculty awardees, including recipients of the Chancellor’s awards for distinguished public service, distinguished research and distinguished teaching and emeriti awards; […]

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Senate officer candidates announced >

March 8th, 2007

This year’s slate for University Senate officers has been set. The candidates are: President: John J. Baker (incumbent), associate professor, microbiology-biochemistry, School of Dental Medicine; and Michael R. Pinsky, professor, critical care medicine, bioengineering and anesthesiology, School of Medicine. Vice president: Thomas Buchele, clinical associate professor, School of Law; and Catherine Greeno, associate professor, School […]

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