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Volume 40 Issue 13

Staff/administration salaries detailed >

March 6th, 2008

At A Glance Highest-paid staff Highest average (by job category) Executives, administrators & managers Senior Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences, $196,879 Highest average (by area) Executive vice chancellor’s office, $85,766 Highest median (by job category) Executives, administrators & managers Senior Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences $210,000 Highest median (by area) General counsel’s office, $95,287 * Lowest-paid staff […]

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Tales From the Scales: Larry's Buff Buddies >

March 6th, 2008

Faculty and staff members at the University Center for International Studies formed a number of teams to compete in the weight race, according to Elaine Linn, assistant director of the global studies program, who is the spokesperson for Larry’s Buff Buddies. Linn and her husband, Ahmed Abdelwahab, an adjunct faculty member at UCIS, were assigned […]

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Faculty salaries detailed >

March 6th, 2008

AT a glance Highest-paid faculty Highest average (by rank) Full professors Katz Graduate School of Business, $142,457 Highest average (net total by area) School of Arts & Sciences dean’s office, $128,332 Highest median (by rank) Full professors A&S dean’s office, $135,525 Highest median (net total by area) A&S dean’s office $131,347 * Lowest-paid faculty Lowest […]

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Faculty book, article discussions set >

March 6th, 2008

Ken Bain’s 2004 book, “What the Best College Teachers Do,” is the text for this year’s faculty book discussions, sponsored by the Provost’s Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence and presented by the Center for Instructional Development and Distance Education. The book is the result of a 15-year study of nearly 100 professors in an effort […]

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Need for changes stressed by honors convocation speaker >

March 6th, 2008

Students, faculty, staff and alumni were recognized for their achievements Feb. 29 at Pitt’s annual honors convocation. Among the honorees recognized by Chancellor Mark Nordenberg were 294 undergraduate students named University Scholars, representing the top 2 percent of their schools based on cumulative academic standing. Three distinguished alumni fellow recipients, Roslyn M. Litman, Young Woo […]

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Women's pay trails men's pay locally, study finds >

March 6th, 2008

Wages of the average working woman in the region trail those of her local male counterparts and of her female colleagues in most of the nation’s large economic regions, according to a study released this week by the University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR). The divergence could pose an obstacle to attracting businesses […]

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Prof studies pavement under various conditions >

March 6th, 2008

Among the most familiar sounds that herald the approach of spring in Pennsylvania is the thump, thump, thump of vehicles rolling over rough and crumbling roadways as pothole season begins in earnest. As head of Pitt’s pavement mechanics and materials laboratory, civil and environmental engineering professor Julie Vandenbossche aims to make those sounds less common […]

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