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Volume 34 Issue 15

Report details highs, lows of salaries at Pitt >

April 4th, 2002

Among the 350 full professors in Pitt's School of Medicine, the average nine-month contract salary last year was $128,381. That's not counting consulting fees, clinical income from the UPMC Health System and other non-University compensation that those professors may have received. Meanwhile, the 13 secretarial and clerical staff at the Titusville campus earned average salaries […]

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How FAS salaries stack up >

April 4th, 2002

Average full-time faculty salaries in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) ranged last year from $27,303 for instructors in the humanities division to $91,093 for full professors in the social sciences division. Average and median salaries for full-time employees in FAS and other Pitt units as of Oct. 31, 2001, appeared in a recent […]

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Pitt’s cost for “free” bus rides may go up >

April 4th, 2002

The University may have to pay more to continue its ride-for-free service for Pitt I.D. holders. This year, Pitt is paying the Port Authority of Allegheny County $2.5 million in exchange for county-wide free rides on Port Authority buses and trolleys for students, faculty and staff. But the Port Authority, facing a deficit in its […]

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Major renovations okayed for Stephen Foster, Trees, Field House >

April 4th, 2002

Trustees have approved $6.6 million in renovations to Trees Hall, Fitzgerald Field House and the Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre. The trustees' property and facilities committee voted March 25 to include the three projects in Pitt's capital budget. The proposed $5.1 million, three-year renovation of athletic facilities in Trees Hall and Fitzgerald Field House is expected […]

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CAS names Bellet teaching award winners >

April 4th, 2002

Four Pitt Faculty and College of Arts and Sciences faculty members were named winners of the 2002 Tina and David Bellet CAS Teaching Excellence Awards. The annual teaching awards were established in 1998 with a $200,000 donation from the Bellet family to recognize outstanding and innovative teaching in undergraduate Arts and Sciences. This year's winners […]

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Annual food drive set for April 10-30 >

April 4th, 2002

Pitt's Partnership for Food Drive 2002 will be held April 10-30 to benefit the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. Contributors can participate by bringing nonperishable food and household items to designated campus collection sites. The most-needed food items are baby formula and food, stews, chunky soups, peanut butter, packaged meals, tuna, meats and cereals. Household […]

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Bradford gets new scholarship fund >

April 4th, 2002

George and Susan Evans of Bradford have established a new scholarship at Pitt's Bradford campus in memory of Michael R. Cavalline. The Evanses gave a gift of $30,000 to create the Michael R. Cavalline Scholarship Fund, named in memory of Susan Evans's father. The Evanses' gift will be matched by the Reed-Coit Scholarship Challenge, which […]

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OBITUARY: Galal M. Ziady >

April 4th, 2002

Galal M. Ziady, professor of medicine and director of clinical cardiology at the School of Medicine's Cardiovascular Institute, died of colon cancer March 17, 2002, at his home in Wexford. He was 62. Ziady joined the Division of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine as associate professor in 1987. In 1990, he was appointed interim […]

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OBITUARY: Alvin C. (Skip) Gross Jr. >

April 4th, 2002

A.C. (Skip) Gross, former administrative director of the Executive M.B.A. program at the Katz Graduate School of Business, died of cancer at his home in Marshall Township. March 23, 2002. He was 65. A native of Baden, Pa., Gross was a 1958 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and served 20 years as a […]

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