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Volume 35 Issue 1

Budget is main concern in year ahead, Senate leaders say >

August 29th, 2002

What's the hot issue on the University Senate's agenda for the new academic year? To paraphrase a campaign mantra from the Clinton years: It's the budget, stupid. "The budget is going to be a huge issue again this year," said Senate President James Cassing. "Money is tight, state funding is down, tuition is way up, […]

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OBITUARY: Ruthann Adams Mangelsdorf >

August 29th, 2002

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 3, in Heinz Chapel for former University staff member Ruthann Adams Mangelsdorf. Mangelsdorf, who retired from the University in 1999 after 40 years of service, died Aug. 23, 2002. She was 62. Mangelsdorf joined the University in 1959 as a research technician in […]

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SAC installs new officer, members >

August 29th, 2002

The Staff Association Council (SAC) launched a new year July 31 with the installation of a new officer and new members. At the annual SAC orientation luncheon, 13 new members began serving two-year terms. New members are: Christina Bennett, Institutional Review Board; Sean Bridgen, CAS Advising; William Contos, Housing; Trisha Crowe, Career Services; Steven Feinert, […]

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MEMORIAL: Norman P. Hummon >

August 29th, 2002

A memorial service will be held for Norman P. Hummon, professor of sociology, on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 10 a.m. in Heinz Chapel. A reception will be held immediately after the service in 2M/2P56 Posvar Hall. Hummon died Aug. 17, 2002. The family has requested that memorial contributions be made to Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, 209 […]

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Interim Bradford president named >

August 29th, 2002

Pitt alumnus William A. Shields, president emeritus of Rockford College in Illinois and former president of the College of Great Falls in Great Falls, Mont., has been named interim president of Pitt's Bradford campus, effective Sept. 1. From 1992 until this past May, Shields served as president of Rockford College, where he oversaw a $20 […]

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Despite fare hikes, Port Authority decides not to ask Pitt for more money this year >

August 29th, 2002

Although bus fares in Allegheny County will increase this weekend, Pitt's fee will remain the same at least until next August, a Port Authority official said. Under a contractual agreement, Pitt pays an annual fee in exchange for free rides throughout the county on Port Authority buses and light-rail vehicles for Pitt I.D.-holders. Laurie Andrews, […]

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