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Volume 30 Issue 16

University to launch search for CGS dean >

April 16th, 1998

Pitt soon will begin a search for a new dean of the College of General Studies (CGS). "I hope to name a search committee by May 1, but it takes time when you're trying to work with various groups to get the committee slots filled," Provost James Maher said this week. Jack L. Daniel, vice […]

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Posvar named president of World Society for Ekistics >

April 16th, 1998

Former Chancellor Wesley W. Posvar has been named 15th president of the World Society for Ekistics, a nonpolitical, nonreligious group that studies human patterns of living and their physical expression in the past, present and future. The society, based in Athens, is an international nongovernmental organization in consultative status with the United Nations. Posvar's term […]

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Discounts available for commencement >

April 16th, 1998

Airfare and lodging discounts have been negotiated for the days before and after commencement, which will be held April 26. A 5-10 percent discount can be applied to any USAirways roundtrip airfare into Pittsburgh April 23-29. Call USAirways at (800) 334-8644 and mention "Gold File 71670413." Rooms are available April 24-26 at the Pittsburgh Marriott […]

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Staff members join effort to clean up Oakland by 'adopting' a block >

April 16th, 1998

Staff Association Council (SAC) members will "adopt" South Bouquet Street as part of a city project to rid neighborhoods of trash. Members voted to participate in the project at SAC's April 8 meeting. Steve Zupcic, of Governmental Relations, will act as coordinator between SAC and the city's Adopt a Block project. The minimum requirement to […]

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Four Pitt undergraduates win Goldwater scholarships >

April 16th, 1998

Four Pitt undergraduates have won Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships for 1998. Recipients are Louis E. DeFrate, a junior mechanical engineering major; Kelly A. Foster, a junior Chancellor's Scholar majoring in biological sciences; Jonathan E. Holland, a sophomore mathematics major; and Major K. Lee IV, a junior Faison Scholar majoring in biological sciences. The Goldwater Scholarship […]

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Text of motion approved by medical faculty >

April 16th, 1998

At a March 24 meeting, Pitt medical faculty approved the following motion: "That the most recent versions of all pertinent documents related to the proposed unified plan, including but not limited to bylaws, faculty employment contracts, planning book reports, and any other items that bear on the School of Medicine's academic mission, be provided forthwith […]

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