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Thursday, January 21st, 2016

University Times letters policy Letters should be submitted at least one week prior to publication. Persons criticized in a letter will receive a copy of the letter so that they may prepare a response. If no response is received, the letter will be published alone. Letters can be sent by e-mail to njbrown@pitt.edu or by […]


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Thursday, January 7th, 2016

To the editor: I am writing to concur with Michael Goodhart’s critique of the limitations of a “toleration” framework, quoted in the Dec. 10 University Times article about the Dec. 1 Faculty Assembly. Many people find “toleration” inadequate because of the suggestion that difference is something unpleasant we should endure. George Washington, in his 1790 […]


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Thursday, December 10th, 2015

University Times letters policy Letters should be submitted at least one week prior to publication. Persons criticized in a letter will receive a copy of the letter so that they may prepare a response. If no response is received, the letter will be published alone. Letters can be sent by e-mail to njbrown@pitt.edu or by […]


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Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

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Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Colleagues: I am writing this during Campus Equity Week (Oct. 25-31), the same week that the Pitt faculty organizing committee (PFOC) made public its campaign to organize a faculty union at Pitt across all ranks in affiliation with the United Steelworkers (USW). (See Oct. 29 University Times.) As the president of the Pitt chapter of […]


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Thursday, October 29th, 2015

University Times letters policy Letters should be submitted at least one week prior to publication. Persons criticized in a letter will receive a copy of the letter so that they may prepare a response. If no response is received, the letter will be published alone. Letters can be sent by e-mail to njbrown@pitt.edu or by […]


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Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Input sought on plenary session Dear colleagues: The University Senate is currently in the process of planning its plenary session for the spring of 2016. The topic will be academic freedom. Academic freedom is a topic many faculty members feel strongly about and there is a perception in many circles that it is under threat. […]


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Thursday, October 1st, 2015

University Times letters policy Letters should be submitted at least one week prior to publication. Persons criticized in a letter will receive a copy of the letter so that they may prepare a response. If no response is received, the letter will be published alone. Letters can be sent by e-mail to njbrown@pitt.edu or by […]


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Thursday, September 17th, 2015

University Times letters policy Letters should be submitted at least one week prior to publication. Persons criticized in a letter will receive a copy of the letter so that they may prepare a response. If no response is received, the letter will be published alone. Letters can be sent by e-mail to njbrown@pitt.edu or by […]


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Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

University Times letters policy Letters should be submitted at least one week prior to publication. Persons criticized in a letter will receive a copy of the letter so that they may prepare a response. If no response is received, the letter will be published alone. Letters can be sent by e-mail to njbrown@pitt.edu or by […]