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Volume 27 Issue 21

Special matching funds program results in $1.1 million for UPB fine

arts challenge >

June 22nd, 1995

Pitt's Bradford campus (UPB) has received $1.1 million in gifts through a special matching funds program established by a local family in support of the campus's proposed fine arts building. The Blaisdell family also has committed to matching new gifts for the proposed center from now until Dec. 31, according to Karen Niemic-Buchheit, UPB director […]

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Ramicone named to Budget post >

June 22nd, 1995

Arthur Ramicone, director of Internal Audit at the University, has been promoted to associate vice chancellor for Budget and Administration. Ramicone succeeds Rhonda Gross, who left Pitt last year to become vice president for finance at Lehigh University. The associate vice chancellor for Budget and Administration is primarily responsible for coordination of the operating and […]

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Re-elections of two Senate presidents >

June 22nd, 1995

In his farewell address to the American people, out going President Dwight Eisenhower warned of what he called a “military-industrial complex” that threatened to pervert the country’s economy and foreign policy. This month, psychology professor James Holland stepped down after three consecutive one-year terms as University Senate president. He warned the University community about what […]

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Trustees name search committee >

June 22nd, 1995

The appointment of 21 members of the search committee for a new permanent chancellor will be announced at the Board of Trustees' annual meeting today, June 22, at 9 a.m. in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room. The committee members are listed on page 3 of this issue of the University Times in a Chancellor […]

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Incoming President Keith McDuffie urges University community to work

together >

June 22nd, 1995

This week, the University Senate office notified Keith McDuffie of the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures that he has been elected Senate president for the 1995-96 academic year. Two weeks ago, McDuffie joined the United Faculty, the organization that has been trying since the early 1980s to unionize Pitt faculty. While many people at […]

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State appropriation unresolved; additional Tuition Challenge Grant funds approved >

June 22nd, 1995

The state House of Representatives voted 198-3 on June 20 to approve a $144.4 million appropriation for Pitt for the fiscal year beginning July 1. But political wrangling in the state Senate was delaying final legislative approval of the funds as the University Times went to press. Senate Democrats this week blocked approval of the […]

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TRSF seeks volunteer ushers for performances >

June 22nd, 1995

The Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival is seeking volunteer ushers for its current season. Ushers can watch the productions for free while taking part in the Shakespeare Festival. The 1995 season began last month with "Romeo and Juliet." The season continues with "The Tragedy of Macbeth," June 27-July 15, directed by Bulgarian-born Mladen Kiselov. The final […]

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