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Volume 31 Issue 20

Scouting for Food >

June 10th, 1999

Scouting for Food Chancellor Mark Nordenberg congratulates two area scouts at the completion of the Scouting for Food drive. The campaign collected more than 5.3 million units of food, which will be distributed to food banks throughout southwest Pennsylvania. Nordenberg, who chaired the five-county campaign, said, " I am gratified by the hard work, dedication […]

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Specifics on classification system to be distributed soon >

June 10th, 1999

Specifics on classification system to be distributed soon Effective July 1, virtually every Pitt staff position will be placed in one of a new set of classifications, called job families, with new pay ranges and probable new working titles. But there will be no changes in job responsibilities, no salary reductions and no caps for […]

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Staff Association Council re-elects group's officers >

June 10th, 1999

Staff Association Council re-elects group's officers Yesterday, the Staff Association Council (SAC) held officer elections and heard a presentation from Ron Frisch, associate vice chancellor for Human Resources, and Mark Burdsall, compensation supervisor. Frisch and Burdsall were reiterating information on the staff classification plan presented at the June 8 SAC-sponsored spring assembly. (See related story.) […]

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June 15 vote expected on MPAC, second phase of Bouquet housing >

June 10th, 1999

June 15 vote expected on MPAC, second phase of Bouquet housing At a committee session yesterday, June 9, Pittsburgh City Council voted to send two Pitt construction projects to full council vote on June 15, according to a City Planning Commission official. At a public hearing June 3, University administrators and Oakland community leaders had […]

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University reinstitutes affirmative action award >

June 10th, 1999

University reinstitutes affirmative action award The University is reviving a $1,000 annual award for contributions to affirmative action and diversity at Pitt. Individuals, units and programs are eligible for the Chancellor's Affirmative Action and Diversity Award if they have engaged in activities or created initiatives that have: * "Significantly increased access to, and full participation […]

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Incoming freshmen's credentials improving >

June 10th, 1999

Incoming freshmen's credentials improving For the fourth straight year, Pitt's entering freshman class will have stronger academic credentials than the one that preceded it, University officials announced this week. Of the 3,100 freshmen who have paid deposits for next fall, 29 percent rank in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating classes; 55 […]

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New law dean Herring to focus on fundraising and improving standards for

incoming students >

June 10th, 1999

New law dean Herring to focus on fundraising and improving standards for incoming students Recruiting higher quality students and boosting fundraising are the No. 1 and No. 2 priorities, respectively, of Pitt's new law school dean, David J. Herring. "There are 181 accredited law schools, and we want to move up into the top tier […]

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Contract with PAT expected this month >

June 10th, 1999

Contract with PAT expected this month Pitt's contract with the Port Authority, which allows Pitt I.D. holders free rides throughout Allegheny County, should be renewed within the next two weeks, Pitt's director of Parking and Transportation Services told the Plant Utilization and Planning (PUP) committee June 8. Bob Harkins told PUP committee members that the […]

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Limits on remote access one of changes in Pitt computer services >

June 10th, 1999

Limits on remote access one of changes in Pitt computer services The University is limiting remote computer usage of its in-house computer lab modems as the result of a study by a University Senate committee. That was among the changes in Pitt's computer services reported by the Senate Computer Usage Committee (SCUC) to Faculty Assembly […]

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Campus Computing Lab Usage Guidelines >

June 10th, 1999

Campus Computing Lab Usage Guidelines Effective March 20, 1999 The campus computing labs at the University of Pittsburgh are available for academic work for all University of Pittsburgh students, faculty and staff. Those using the campus computing labs are expected to act in a responsible manner, such that their activities do not offend or otherwise […]

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