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Volume 28 Issue 5

Assistant law dean appointed >

October 26th, 1995

Jan Miller, former deputy director of Pitt's Mid-Atlantic Technology Applications Center, has been named assistant dean for administration in the School of Law. She succeeds Charles Schardong, who retired in December. In her new position, Miller will help guide the law school's strategic planning and budgeting operations. She will oversee the implementation of information technologies, […]

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To unionize or not to unionize? >

October 26th, 1995

Union — yes? Or no? For the third time in two decades, Pitt faculty will have to answer that question if the United Faculty (UF) files for a collective bargaining election here. UF leaders announced last week that they have collected signatures of support from 30 percent of eligible Pitt faculty, enough to petition the […]

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Pro union >

October 26th, 1995

Under unionization, decisions about faculty salaries and fringe benefits would be made through negotiations between faculty, administrators and trustees — "and not determined unilaterally by the administration and trustees after going through the motions of consultation," Mark Ginsburg said. He noted the administration's decision in March to eliminate HealthAmerica. "This decision, furthermore, came in the […]

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Anti union >

October 26th, 1995

Gerald Massey began his presentation by denouncing the University's administration in far harsher terms than UF leaders did. "Pitt has developed an administrative culture conducive to arrogance, at ease with mediocrity, and tolerant of incompetence," he said. "Mediocrity and incompetence are so prevalent, and so blithely accepted, that one has to spend much of the […]

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Staff representatives from all five campuses meet to discuss avenues for cooperation >

October 26th, 1995

Staff representatives from Pitt's four regional campuses could gain seats on the Pittsburgh campus's Staff Association Council (SAC). SAC bylaws will need to be rewritten before such a move can occur, but support for it was strong at an Oct. 19 introductory gathering of staff members from the five campuses. Called by Pittsburgh SAC President […]

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Connolly vows to press state for more convocation center funds >

October 26th, 1995

Board of Trustees Chairperson J. Wray Connolly said this week that Pitt will continue seeking a total of $30 million in state money for a proposed convocation center, despite the fact that University and state officials signed an agreement in 1993 limiting Harrisburg's share of the project to $13 million. The agreement, signed at a […]

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Tickets needed for Heinz Chapel Choir Christmas concerts >

October 26th, 1995

Tickets for the Heinz Memorial Chapel Choir's three Christmas concerts will be available beginning Nov. 1. A total of 400 seats on the main floor and 45 seats in the balcony will be sold for each concert. Standing-room tickets will be available after all seats are sold. The concerts will be on Dec. 1 and […]

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