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Volume 27 Issue 14

Jazz seminar memorabilia sought >

March 16th, 1995

Pitt's jazz seminar and concert is planning to celebrate its 25th anniversary and organizers are searching for archival material. Anyone who has photographs or other memorabilia from Pitt jazz seminars and concerts is asked to donate them, or copies of them, for a special 25th anniversary celebration. Each year the jazz seminars and concert attract […]

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English professor's book wins "top 100" honors from Le Monde >

March 16th, 1995

Granted, the French usually got along better with the American Indians than did the other colonial powers. History is full of stories about French traders and trappers who adopted Indian ways. And consider how well the two peoples worked together in 1755, when General Edward Braddock tried to run the French out of a place […]

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Donald L. Cleland >

March 16th, 1995

Donald L. Cleland, 90, professor emeritus of education and former director of the education school's Reading Laboratory (now Reading Center), died Feb. 18, 1995, at Passavant Health Center, Zelienople. Cleland received his master's of education and Ph.D. degrees from Pitt. He earned his undergraduate degree a Westminster College and later was principal at Etna High […]

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Clarification >

March 16th, 1995

An editor's note accompanying a letter from Thomas G. Zullo in the Jan. 19, 1995, issue indicated that 11 other dental school faculty members' signatures had accompanied the letter. Those 11 faculty requested that their names be withheld from publication. However, even if they had not made that request, University Times policy restricts the number […]

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Existing faculty review policy must be used uniformly, provost says >

March 16th, 1995

Rather than create a system requiring periodic job performance reviews of tenured faculty, it appears the administration will enforce an existing Pitt policy that calls for annual reviews of all faculty. Provost James Maher said this week, "We already have an annual review system in place, and it represents an effective post-tenure review. What we […]

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Fisher named scientific director of NSABP >

March 16th, 1995

Pitt breast cancer researcher Bernard Fisher has won two victories this month: * At this week's semiannual meeting of the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) in San Diego, he was named the group's new scientific director. Fisher still has a lawsuit pending against Pitt and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in […]

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Opposition to single health care provider on campus increases >

March 16th, 1995

As Pitt administrators consider various options for employee health benefits, a growing number of faculty and staff members are saying: Don't give any company a monopoly on health insurance here. University administrators are weighing the merits of several health care options for the fiscal year that begins July 1, including: * Signing a three-year "exclusive […]

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