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Volume 28 Issue 1

Concerts slated on Heinz Chapel's newly reconstructed organ >

August 31st, 1995

After more than a year of work, the third organ to serve Heinz Memorial Chapel is ready to be unveiled. University organist Robert Lord will perform the inaugural concert on the newly reconstructed organ on Sept. 24 at 3 p.m. The concert is the first of four that will be performed on the organ this […]

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CBA building on hold during trustee-mandated review of all construction >

August 31st, 1995

Plans for a building to house Pitt's new undergraduate College of Business Administration (CBA) are on hold pending a Board of Trustees-ordered review of University construction projects. Trustees chairperson J.W. Connolly said the review may show that CBA classes, offices and labs could fit in existing Pitt facilities. According to Connolly, that might eliminate the […]

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Recycling program expanded >

August 31st, 1995

Stop throwing yesterday's newspapers into the trash. And save those magazines, old telephone books, used-up campus mail envelopes and outdated textbooks, too. Most paper items now can be recycled thanks to a program started this summer by the Office of Facilities Management. Made possible by an upsurge in the market for paper and the hiring […]

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Nordenberg announces changes in office, some lines of reporting >

August 31st, 1995

Interim Chancellor Mark Nordenberg has added two senior aides to his staff and has ordered that media relations and four other units report directly to the Chancellor's office. In an Aug. 25 memo announcing the moves to the University community, Nordenberg said that Vijai Singh, a sociology professor who has been serving as vice provost […]

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Newspapers, magazines, textbooks now go into the recyclables bin, not the trash can >

August 31st, 1995

Paper items that now can be placed in recycling container include: White stationery, copier paper, computer printout paper, outdated practices, letters, forms, invoices and general office paper, all paper from filing cabinets in folders, notebook paper from pads of paper (no backing), memo sheets, colored ledger and copy paper (all colors), drawings and blueprints 10 […]

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Provost defends tuition benefit for employees' children, spouses >

August 31st, 1995

Provost James Maher defended Pitt's tuition benefits program for the children and spouses of employees before the state House of Representatives' Select Committee on Higher Education on Monday. He argued that Pitt needs the program in order to attract the best possible faculty and staff. But Maher's argument drew little sympathy from committee Chair Rep. […]

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Alcohol task force outlines recommendations >

August 31st, 1995

Beginning in 1996, Pitt dorm students will be able to acquire a "dry" roof over their heads just by asking for one. Alcohol-free rooms, floors and suites will be available in each University residence hall to students who pledge to keep their rooms free of alcohol, tobacco and illegal drugs. In the meantime, Pitt has […]

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The Chancellor’s Column >

August 31st, 1995

This University was founded, as the Pittsburgh Academy, more than two centuries ago, in 1787. In that same year, a new constitution provided the legal and political foundation for our nation. At that time, Pittsburgh was mostly surrounded by wilderness, and this school stood at the edge of the American frontier. Clearly, much has changed […]

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University of Pittsburgh Anti-harassment Policy Statement >

August 31st, 1995

University of Pittsburgh Anti-harassment Policy Statement No University employee, University student, or individual on University property may intentionally harass or abuse a person (physically or verbally) with the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with such person's work or academic performance, or of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work or academic environment. Consistent with […]

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