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Volume 27 Issue 10

Gil named interim vice chancellor >

January 19th, 1995

Joseph Gil, director of Student Registration and Financial Services, has been appointed interim vice chancellor of Finance and Administration, effective Feb. 1. Gil replaces Rhonda Gross, who is leaving to become vice president of Finance and Administration at Lehigh. A national search will be launched to permanently fill the position. Formerly director of the Student […]

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Grenvik honored for Pitt service, contributions to critical care medicine >

January 19th, 1995

Ake Grenvik has been named Distinguished Service Professor in Critical Care Medicine in recognition of his service to Pitt and contributions to developing critical care medicine worldwide. This is the first such distinguished service professorship for critical medicine in the United States. In his honor, the Ake and Inger Grenvik Critical Care Lectureship has been […]

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SAC protests manner in which Pitt developed severe weather policy >

January 19th, 1995

Staff Association Council (SAC) has sent a letter to Chancellor J. Dennis O'Connor protesting the manner in which the University's new severe weather policy was developed. According to the letter dated Jan. 4, SAC expressed several concerns with a draft of the policy at a Dec. 15 meeting of the Human Resources policy review committee […]

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Donation to University archives provides look at steelworker's life >

January 19th, 1995

It all seems so ridiculous now. That is the very idea something could have been done to save the gigantic steel mill and the thousands of people who worked in it on any given shift. But there it is in discolored black and white, bound by a faded green folder dated June 1954 and labeled […]

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Johnstown president realigns administrative responsibilities >

January 19th, 1995

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown President Albert Etheridge has announced a realignment of administrative functions and responsibilities at UPJ. According to Etheridge, the moves were made to better reflect his philosophy of administration and to "more closely align functions and activities with affinities." "In this reorganization, I have attempted to define each area's activities," he […]

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UPMC, Magee-Womens Hospital join in establishing cancer genetics program >

January 19th, 1995

People who are concerned that they or their children have a genetic risk of developing cancer may now assess and work toward reducing that risk, through a new program set up jointly by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and Magee-Womens Hospital. The Cancer Genetics Program, offering genetic counseling and education for cancer risk […]

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Mileage allowance 30 cents/mile >

January 19th, 1995

Effective Jan. 1, Pitt employees are to be reimbursed at the rate of 30 cents per mile when they use their own cars for University business. The change came when the Internal Revenue Service increased the standard mileage allowance from 29 cents to 30 cents per mile for business use of personal automobiles, according to […]

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HUD funds GSPIA scholarships >

January 19th, 1995

Three new work/study community development scholarships will be offered to incoming students in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) beginning with the 1995-96 academic year. Women, minority and disabled students are encouraged to apply. Funds for the scholarships are being provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to […]

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