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Volume 33 Issue 7

Gift collection gets underway for residents of Family House >

November 22nd, 2000

A group of Pitt students and alums again are joining forces as Santa's little helpers. Since 1992, the Blue and Gold Society, in conjunction with the Alumni Association, has sponsored an annual fund-raiser to benefit the Family House. The Operation Santa Claus gift drive asks participants to take a tag with a gift wish from […]

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Faculty Honor Roll recognizes outstanding teachers, staff, administrators at University >

November 22nd, 2000

At the Nov. 14 ceremony recognizing members of the Faculty Honor Roll are, seated: Kateryna Dowbenko, Keiko McDonald, SGB's Joan Snyder, Connie Angermeier and Ericka Cederstrom. Standing, from left: SGB members Rae Dorer and Dave Lander, David Wood, William Chase, Georgine Materniak, George Sparling, Angela Athanas, Mark Mooney, Jonathan Harris, Donald Goldstein, Jennifer Simpson, Tony […]

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OBITUARY: David R. Bookstaver >

November 22nd, 2000

David R. Bookstaver, professor of law emeritus in the School of Law, died Oct. 30, 2000, in Port Orange, Fla. He was 95. Bookstaver joined the faculty of Pitt's School of Law in September 1957 and served until his retirement as emeritus professor in 1975. His fields of expertise were estate planning, wills and trusts […]

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Faculty group urges increase in amount of endowment spending >

November 22nd, 2000

Penn State spends 5 percent of its endowment annually to endow professorships, scholarships and fellowships, and to meet other operating expenses. Carnegie Mellon spends more than 5 percent of its endowment for such purposes. But the University of Pittsburgh spends just 4.25 percent. That's the lowest fixed rate among the 27 Association of American Universities […]

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