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Volume 31 Issue 21

Tuition to go up 4% >

June 24th, 1999

Tuition to go up 4% Pitt plans to raise tuition by 4 percent this fall. The University's pool of money for salaries likewise is expected to increase by 4 percent, effective July 1. Those two figures are part of a $916.3 million operating budget for fiscal year 2000 that the Board of Trustees is expected […]

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Human Relations Commission denies motion to dismiss same-sex complaint >

June 24th, 1999

Human Relations Commission denies motion to dismiss same-sex complaint The Pittsburgh Com- mission on Human Relations has denied the University's motion to dismiss a discrimination complaint by former Pitt legal writing instructor Deborah Henson — a case that has drawn national publicity as well as contrasting responses from city and state lawmakers. Henson alleges that […]

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Human Relations Commission denies motion to dismiss same-sex complaint >

June 24th, 1999

Human Relations Commission denies motion to dismiss same-sex complaint The Pittsburgh Com- mission on Human Relations has denied the University's motion to dismiss a discrimination complaint by former Pitt legal writing instructor Deborah Henson — a case that has drawn national publicity as well as contrasting responses from city and state lawmakers. Henson alleges that […]

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Clarification >

June 24th, 1999

Clarification The June 10 University Times quoted the new dean of Pitt's School of Law, David J. Herring, as stating that law faculty deserved to have an internal candidate get the dean's job. Herring said he meant that faculty deserved to have an internal candidate among those considered for the dean's job.

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Breaking ground >

June 24th, 1999

Breaking ground University officials, student-athletes and the Pitt marching band joined Pittsburgh Steelers owners, past and present Steelers players and coaches, government leaders and other dignitaries June 18 in breaking ground for the Steelers' new stadium on the North Shore. From left: Pitt football coach Walt Harris, Athletic Director Steve Pederson and Chancellor Mark Nordenberg. […]

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Hillmans give $10 million for UPCI development >

June 24th, 1999

Hillmans give $10 million for UPCI development UPMC Health System officials announced a $10 million contribution June 22 from Henry L. Hillman and the Hillman foundations for the development and expansion of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute's (UPCI's) programs at UPMC Shadyside Hospital. Jeffrey Romoff, president of UPMC Health System, said the planned cancer […]

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Staff still awaiting details of July 1 classification plan >

June 24th, 1999

Staff still awaiting details of July 1 classification plan Pitt staff are still wait- ing to learn details of the new classification plan, which is to be implemented next week. Human Resources officials announced the plan last fall and outlined it generally at a staff assembly June 8. Excluding unionized employees and some upper-administration staff […]

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Staff still awaiting details of July 1 classification plan >

June 24th, 1999

Staff still awaiting details of July 1 classification plan Pitt staff are still wait- ing to learn details of the new classification plan, which is to be implemented next week. Human Resources officials announced the plan last fall and outlined it generally at a staff assembly June 8. Excluding unionized employees and some upper-administration staff […]

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Demonstration >

June 24th, 1999

Demonstration About 20 demonstrators, including Harold Jones and Shandra Williams, marched in front of the residence of Chancellor Mark Nordenberg on June 19, protesting Pitt's refusal to extend health benefits to same-sex domestic partners and the University's challenge to the city gay rights law. Jones and several other members of the Equal Rights Alliance (ERA) […]

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Demonstration >

June 24th, 1999

Demonstration About 20 demonstrators, including Harold Jones and Shandra Williams, marched in front of the residence of Chancellor Mark Nordenberg on June 19, protesting Pitt's refusal to extend health benefits to same-sex domestic partners and the University's challenge to the city gay rights law. Jones and several other members of the Equal Rights Alliance (ERA) […]

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