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Volume 28 Issue 18

Employee Assistance >

May 9th, 1996

I understand that you provide up to six sessions of "brief counseling" to Pitt employees and members of their households. What can you do in this short time? Certainly not all problems can be quickly resolved, but brief counseling which is focused on solutions can often help people in practical ways to change a behavioral […]

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UPJ community service award given >

May 9th, 1996

Participants in the Missionsbreak '96 project of the campus ministry of Pitt's Johnstown campus (UPJ) have been awarded the first annual UPJ Advisory Board community service recognition award. Created to acknowledge the community-service contributions of full-time UPJ faculty, staff, students and student organizations, the award was presented to the Rev. Scott Gobbel, Protestant campus minister; […]

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Jazz seminar CD available at Book Center >

May 9th, 1996

"Live – Jazz at Pitt," a double CD recording of Pitt's silver anniversary jazz seminar concert on Nov. 5, 1995, is available for $22.95 in The Book Center. The live recording features such artists as Nathan Davis, director of Pitt's jazz studies program, Grover Washington Jr., James Moody, Patrice Rushen, Abraham Laboriel, Jon Faddis, Randy […]

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Charles R. Eigenbrode >

May 9th, 1996

Charles R. Eigenbrode, 66, co-founder of Pitt's Dental Fears Clinic, died March 3, 1996, of familial amyloidosis. Eigenbrode was diagnosed with the disease in 1991 and had spent the past year as a resident of a nursing home in Cranberry Township, where he died. A psychologist, Eigenbrode joined the dental school's Department of Behavior Sciences […]

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John C. Flanagan >

May 9th, 1996

John C. Flanagan, 90, a former Pitt faculty member and developer of the aptitude tests used to select American recruits for pilot training during World War II, died April 15, 1996, at his home in Menlo Park, Calif. Flanagan joined the Army Air Corps in 1941 and devised tests to help identify men who had […]

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Chancellor search is slowed by scheduling difficulties >

May 9th, 1996

Because of difficulties in scheduling interviews with candidates, the chancellor search committee is running about two weeks behind schedule, according to committee chairperson James C. Roddey. Originally, the committee had planned to complete interviews and background checks on candidates by early May, trim the list to four semi-finalists, and bring those people to the Pittsburgh […]

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What they're asking the chancellor candidates >

May 9th, 1996

They're not rigidly scripted, but the Pitt chancellor search committee's interviews with candidates all follow the same general format and prepared list of questions. The question list distributed to the 24 committee members points out: "These should be viewed as basic questions. Other questions leading from answers to these questions and questions of your own […]

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Average salaries here range from high of UPMC executives to low of Titusville clerical personnel >

May 9th, 1996

The average salary among the 14 executives, administrators and managers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) was $205,656 as of Oct. 31, 1995. Meanwhile, the nine secretaries and clerical workers at the Titusville campus were pulling in an average of $13,233. Those numbers represent the high and low salary ranges for full-time, non-union […]

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Assembly approves policy on faculty-student relationships, but with two amendments >

May 9th, 1996

A proposed policy that would restrict con- sensual sexual relationships between Pitt faculty and students has won conditional support from a key faculty group. At its May 7 meeting, Faculty Assembly voted 18-3 to endorse the policy, but with two amendments. According to the Assembly, the policy should be rewritten to: * Prohibit faculty from […]

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Compromise on Burger King site = park + parking >

May 9th, 1996

Approximately 16 metered parking spaces are being added to plans for the former Burger King/Pitt Tavern site along Fifth Avenue between Oakland Avenue and Bouquet Street. In January, the University announced plans to turn the entire site into a mini-park while considering future development possibilities that could include student housing. According to Associate Vice Chancellor […]

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