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Volume 27 Issue 5

Provost appoints search committee >

October 27th, 1994

Provost James Maher has appointed a search committee to nominate a new associate provost for Research from within Pitt. Donald Mattison, dean of the Graduate School of Public Health, chairs the committee. Other members include Andrew Blair, Katz Graduate School of Business; Tony Duncan, physics department; Joel Falk, electrical engineering department; Linda Jacobson, biological sciences […]

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Trustees approve capital budget despite some disagreement about Mag >

October 27th, 1994

The Board of Trustees voted to approve a $154.9 million Pitt capital budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1, 1995. The budget includes 74 new and ongoing construction and renovation projects to be completed over the next several years. No trustees opposed the capital budget in the voice vote taken at the board's […]

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University kicks off United Way campaign >

October 27th, 1994

Pitt's 1994 United Way giving campaign kicked off on Oct. 24 with a goal of $450,000, an increase of 20 percent over last year's total. To help encourage participation in the campaign, Chancellor J. Dennis O'Connor will host a reception today (Oct. 27) at which he will appeal to the University's leadership to set an […]

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Connolly named chairperson-designate of Pitt trustees >

October 27th, 1994

J.W. Connolly, retired senior vice president of H.J. Heinz Co. and a Pitt law alumnus, was elected chairperson-designate of the Board of Trustees at the board's Oct. 21 meeting. He will succeed board chairperson Farrell Rubenstein when Rubenstein's current one-year term expires in June. Connolly originally was elected to the Board of Trustees in May […]

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Wolmark nominated as NSABP chairperson >

October 27th, 1994

Norman Wolmark, who left Pitt last year after a bitter dispute with University of Pittsburgh Medical Center administrators, has been named by the executive committee of the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) to replace Bernard Fisher as NSABP chairperson. Wolmark, 48, currently is director of the Allegheny Cancer Center and director of […]

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Committee searching for Health Science administrator seeks input >

October 27th, 1994

Search committee members outnumbered the audience by at least 3:1 at the first of two public meetings conducted in the search for a new senior vice chancellor for Health Sciences. Attendance at the Oct. 20 meeting in Scaife Hall was so bad, in fact, that at its peak the audience never numbered more than four […]

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Trustees endorse goals in 5-year plan, "Toward the 21st Century" >

October 27th, 1994

At its Oct. 21 meeting, Pitt's Board of Trustees endorsed the goals outlined in a new five-year University plan titled "Toward the 21st Century." Among other initiatives, the document calls for recruiting more out-of-state students, continued emphases on research and excellence in undergraduate education (including improving labs and classrooms), a new emphasis on study abroad, […]

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