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Volume 28 Issue 17

Arts and Sciences restructure plans proposed >

April 25th, 1996

A provost-appointed committee has recommended overhauling Pitt's arts and sciences administration. In its April 19 final report to Provost James Maher, the Ad Hoc Committee on Restructuring the Arts and Sciences recommends that: * Lines of authority should be changed so that the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) dean has clear, overall responsiblity for […]

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Bigelow test closing okayed >

April 25th, 1996

Get ready for another public hearing in the continuing saga that has become the test closing of Bigelow Boulevard between the Cathedral of Learning and the William Pitt Union. Pittsburgh City Council on April 22 unanimously voted to conduct a hearing on a bill to study ways of modifying Bigelow to provide Pitt with more […]

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New option reviewed for investment policy >

April 25th, 1996

In its own small way, Pitt may have helped to topple South Africa's white-minority government. In March 1987, the Board of Trustees voted to purge Pitt's endowment of holdings in companies doing business in the then-racially segregated nation. The ban remained in effect until June 1994, when the trustees rescinded the policy in response to […]

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