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Volume 34 Issue 21

Stargate offers Pitt customers special rates >

June 27th, 2002

Stargate, the preferred internet service provider for Pitt, has extended its special rate for new DSL customers until June 30. Pitt faculty, staff and students who sign up for DSL service through Stargate will receive three months of service for $100. The discount is equivalent to one month of free service. Stargate also is waiving […]

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Correction >

June 27th, 2002

Tickets purchased for Pitt-Kennywood Day (July 27), which are good on any day of Kennywood's season, will be honored at no extra charge on weekdays and for an additional $6.50 if used on a weekend. An incorrect fee was printed in the May 30 issue.

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On a billion-dollar roll: University meets goal early, extends fundraising efforts >

June 27th, 2002

Buoyed by the fact that Pitt exceeded its $500 million capital campaign goal a year ahead of schedule — and by a consultant's upbeat findings about the University's fundraising potential — the Board of Trustees has voted to extend the campaign. Pitt's new goal: raising $1 billion by June 2007. "A billion dollars is a […]

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What $510 million means for the University >

June 27th, 2002

So far, Pitt's fundraising campaign has raised more than $510 million in gifts and pledges. That includes: * 166 new named endowed scholarship funds (ranging from $50,000 to $150,000 each) for a total of 594 — an increase of 39 percent in the number of such funds since five years ago, when the campaign began […]

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Dunkelman retires after 44 years >

June 27th, 2002

Robert E. Dunkelman, secretary of the Board of Trustees and special assistant to the chancellor since 1992, has retired following a Pitt career that spanned nearly 44 years. At their June 20 annual meeting, Pitt trustees unanimously adopted a resolution bestowing on Dunkelman the title of Secretary Emeritus of the Corporation and the Board of […]

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Clark named vice chancellor of community, governmental relations >

June 27th, 2002

The head of Pitt's Office of Community and Governmental Relations was promoted last week by Chancellor Mark Nordenberg. G. Reynolds Clark, formerly executive director, now is vice chancellor for community and governmental relations. Reynolds heads the office responsible for managing Pitt's interactions with federal, state and local governments and community organizations. In announcing the move […]

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