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Volume 41 Issue 16

What we earn: Annual report details salaries >

April 16th, 2009

Among the nine executives, administrators and managers in the Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, the average salary was $204,195 as of Oct. 31, 2007. During the same period, the 27 lecturers/others in the School of Medicine earned average salaries of $17,075. Those highs and lows — and everything in between — […]

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Provost's innovation awards announced >

April 16th, 2009

Eleven teaching proposals have been selected for funding under the 10th annual Provost’s Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence (ACIE) innovation in education awards program. ACIE identifies proposals that show promise for introducing innovative approaches to teaching that can be adapted for use in other courses. Funding for this year’s awards totaled $182,113. Winners of the […]

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What we earn: Staff/administration salaries detailed >

April 16th, 2009

At A Glance Highest-paid staff Highest average (by job category) Executives, administrators & managers Senior Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences, $204,195 Highest average (net total by area) Executive vice chancellor’s office, $87,487 Highest median (by job category) Executives, administrators & managers Senior Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences $218,400 Highest median (net total by area) General counsel’s office, […]

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Weight race participants record final weigh-ins >

April 16th, 2009

Final weigh-ins for Pitt’s second annual MyHealth Weight Race continue through April 20 (April 24 at Pitt-Greensburg). Right: Steve Verba, a graduate student in exercise physiology, records Nanju Besagarahalli’s weight Wednesday in Bellefield Hall. Besagarahalli, of Computing Services and Systems Development, works out in the Bellefield fitness facilities and walks at lunchtime to manage his […]

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What we earn: Faculty salaries detailed >

April 16th, 2009

At a Glance Highest-paid faculty Highest average (by rank) Full professors Katz Graduate School of Business, $148,976 Highest average (net total by area) School of Arts & Sciences dean’s office, $135,913 Highest median (by rank) Full professors A&S dean’s office, $139,747 Highest median (net total by area) A&S dean’s office $135,944 * Lowest-paid faculty Lowest […]

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A final salute: Fallen Pittsburgh police officers remembered >

April 16th, 2009

ROTC cadets were among community members who lined Fifth Avenue April 9 to pay their respects as the funeral cortege for Pittsburgh Police officers Stephen J. Mayhle, Eric G. Kelly and Paul J. Sciullo II made its way to a memorial service at the Petersen Events Center.

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Pitt Partnership for Food: Hard times hit home >

April 16th, 2009

Collection boxes for Pitt’s “Partnership for Food” drive have a prominent place in the reception area in front of Kathleen Allport’s desk on the sixth floor of Sennott Square. The computer science department secretary has marshaled the department’s donations for the food drive for several years, even fanning the flames of competition that pit comp […]

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Engineering, Westinghouse sign research pact >

April 16th, 2009

The Swanson School of Engineering has entered a master research agreement with Westinghouse Electric Co. that will allow for easier collaboration between researchers at the two entities. Pitt is the first university to sign a master research agreement with Westinghouse that covers all legal issues between the two institutions. Instead of addressing these issues for […]

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Faculty Assembly candidates slate set >

April 16th, 2009

Candidates for openings on Faculty Assembly have been announced. Electronic balloting for new members continues through April 24. Newly elected members to Faculty Assembly serve the first year of their three-year terms on the Assembly; during their second and third years, they serve on both the faculty-only Assembly and on Senate Council, which includes faculty, […]

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