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Volume 33 Issue 9

Pitt senior officers' pay >

January 11th, 2001

Doing away with bonuses for Pitt senior officers, the Board of Trustees compensation committee on Dec. 7 raised Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg's salary to $325,000 this year. Trustees also approved, at Nordenberg's recommendation, raises for seven other Pitt officers. See list on this page. The new salaries are retroactive to July 1, the beginning of […]

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OBITUARY: Joseph A. James >

January 11th, 2001

Public and International Affairs professor emeritus Joseph A. James died Dec. 23, 2000, of cancer. He was 77. He served on the faculty of GSPIA for more than 25 years, retiring in 1984. James helped to develop courses in financial administration and municipal management at GSPIA. He taught courses in fiscal management, intergovernmental relations, revenue […]

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Pitt student awarded Marshall Scholarship >

January 11th, 2001

The British Embassy has named Pitt senior Andrew K. Petiprin as one of 40 Marshall Scholars nationwide for 2001. Considered to be one of the most competitive and prestigious merit scholarships in America, the Marshall Scholarship was created by the British Parliament in honor of General George Marshall as a gesture of thanks for U.S. […]

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OBITUARY: Jack Matthews >

January 11th, 2001

Jack Matthews's professional credits at Pitt were impressive: professor and chairperson of the speech department from 1955 until his retirement in 1987; co-founder of the Cleft Palate Cranio-Facial Center, acting dean of the humanities division, 1967 to 1968; University Senate president, 1969 to 1972. But in remembering Matthews, who died on Dec. 18, 2000, friends […]

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Campaign director leaves for Carnegie Institute job >

January 11th, 2001

Dee Jay Oshry has resigned as Pitt associate vice chancellor and director of the University's capital campaign to become associate vice president/development and campaign director at The Carnegie Institute. He assumed his new duties on Jan. 1. "The University of Pittsburgh campaign is in very solid shape at this point," Oshry said. Last fall's public […]

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OBITUARY: Joseph A. Bianculli >

January 11th, 2001

School of Pharmacy Dean Emeritus Joseph A. Bianculli died Dec. 8, 2000, of heart failure. He was 89. "Dr. B.," as he was known by generations of pharmacists, was a graduate of Westinghouse High School. At Pitt, he earned a B.S. degree in chemistry in 1932, a B.S. summa cum laude in pharmacy in 1935 […]

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