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Volume 28 Issue 1

Trustees hire outside experts to look at current state of University >

August 31st, 1995

Pitt has hired a team of outside experts to as- sess the current state of the University, recommend strategies for its future and suggest qualities Pitt should look for in its next chancellor. The team will examine Pitt's academic programs, finances, fund raising, public relations, University governance and other faculty, student, administrative and alumni issues […]

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The world of Lois Mailou Jones >

August 31st, 1995

The world of Lois Mailou Jones The Office of Student and Public Affairs will sponsor an exhibit of works by the internationally noted African-American artist Lois Mailou Jones in the Frick Fine Arts Gallery, Sept. 6-Oct. 15. The exhibit includes 50 works dating back as far as the 1920s and covering a spectrum that ranges […]

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Alex J. Ducanis >

August 31st, 1995

Alex J. Ducanis, 64, professor emeritus of administrative and policy studies in the School of Education, died Aug. 27 at his home in Shadyside. The cause of death was kidney failure. Ducanis retired from Pitt in December 1993 after a 25-year career during which he served in various administrative posts, including director of the Institute […]

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Medical dean to resign Nov. 1 >

August 31st, 1995

George Bernier Jr. will resign as dean of Pitt's School of Medicine, effective Nov. 1, to become dean and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Texas Medical Branch. In addition to overseeing the medical school, Bernier will oversee the graduate school and the schools of nursing, allied health and marine biology at […]

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Summer term 1996 An option to suit almost anyone >

August 31st, 1995

Summer won't be the same around Pitt, beginning in 1996. That's when the University's new summer calendar will go into effect. In place of its traditional schedule (a 15-week summer term and two seven-week sessions), Pitt will offer a wider array of options, including: * The traditional 15-week summer term (May 6-Aug. 10). * A […]

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Press awarded NEA grant >

August 31st, 1995

The University of Pittsburgh Press has been awarded a $12,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for the publication of poetry in the Pitt Poetry Series. Pitt's Press was one of only two university presses in the nation to receive such a grant from the NEA. The Pitt Poetry Series was founded […]

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University of Pittsburgh Sexual Harassment Policy Statement >

August 31st, 1995

University of Pittsburgh Sexual Harassment Policy Statement Policy: The University of Pittsburgh is committed to the maintenance of a community free from all forms of sexual harassment. Sexual harassment violates University policy as well as state, federal, and local laws. It is neither permitted nor condoned. It is also a violation of the University of […]

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$52 million now projected cost of convocation center >

August 31st, 1995

The latest projected cost of Pitt's convocation and sports center is $52 million — $17 million more than the estimate University administrators presented to the Board of Trustees in October. Even the $52 million figure is a rough estimate that's likely to change before fall 1998, when the center is scheduled to open, said Ben […]

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Board approves FY96 budget >

August 31st, 1995

An $830.7 million Pitt fiscal year 1995-96 budget was approved by the Board of Trustees executive committee July 27. No salary raises for faculty and staff are budgeted for the fiscal year, which began July 1. However, Pitt administrators said they will attempt to provide a "modest" salary increase for lower paid employees in January, […]

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IN REVIEW >

August 31st, 1995

Attempted murder charges filed in shooting Allegheny County prosecutors filed attempted murder charges Aug. 28 against two juveniles for the shooting of a Pitt student. A hearing before Common Pleas Judge Max Baer was delayed until Sept. 18 to give Bruce Cabbagestalk, 15, and Jerome Holliday, 17, time to obtain attorneys to defend them. Prosecutors […]

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