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Volume 33 Issue 15

The highs and lows of average Pitt salaries >

April 5th, 2001

Both the highest and lowest median sala- ries among the ranks of non-unionized Pitt employees last year were in the Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences. Among the office's six executive, administrative and managerial staff, the median salary was $173,825. That included Senior Vice Chancellor Arthur S. Levine's salary of $537,000, the […]

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Benefits open enrollment scheduled April 9-May25 >

April 5th, 2001

This year's benefits enrollment period for Pitt faculty and staff runs from April 9 to May 25. During that time, faculty and staff may change their health benefits selections. Changes will go into effect July 1, the beginning of Pitt's fiscal year. According to Human Resources, open enrollment information will be mailed to employees this […]

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How FAS salaries stack up >

April 5th, 2001

Average faculty salaries in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) ranged last year from $25,564 for instructors in the humanities division to $87,558 for full professors in the social sciences division. Average and median salaries for employees in FAS and other Pitt units as of Oct. 31, 2000, appeared in a recent report by […]

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Jack Matthews memorial service April 20 >

April 5th, 2001

A memorial service for Jack Matthews will be held on Friday, April 20, at 2 p.m. in the Frick Fine Arts auditorium. A reception will follow in the cloister. Matthews, who died Dec. 18, 2000, was a faculty member here from 1950 until he retired in 1987. He was professor of communication and chair of […]

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Trustees change endowment investment formula, retain percentage for spending >

April 5th, 2001

Trustees voted last month to diversify Pitt's endowment investments, with the aim of reducing risk while maintaining an expected 9 percent annual return. But trustees rejected a University Senate committee's recommendation to spend more of Pitt's endowment income to fund scholarships, fellowships and professorships, and otherwise support campus programs. Pitt spends income equal to 4.25 […]

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Obituary: Bruce T. Williams >

April 5th, 2001

Bruce T. Williams, professor of anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, died Tuesday, March 27, 2001. He was 58. Williams joined the UPJ faculty in 1970 as an instructor of anthropology. He was promoted to assistant professor in 1973, associate professor in 1976 and to professor in 1994. From January 1980 to December […]

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Pitt convenes group to immunize 30,000 students in county >

April 5th, 2001

A task force of university and community leaders convened by Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg and Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent John Thompson March 29 unveiled plans for a campaign to help keep more than 30,000 students in Allegheny County in school. In accordance with Pennsylvania law, elementary and secondary schools are faced with suspending students who […]

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