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Volume 31 Issue 22

Connolly, Nordenberg meet with ERA reps >

July 6th, 1999

Connolly, Nordenberg meet with ERA reps Student members of the Equal Rights Alliance (ERA) — who went on a 17-day hunger strike this spring to protest Pitt's denial of health benefits to homosexual employees' domestic partners — finally got their meeting with trustees chairperson J.W. Connolly and Chancellor Mark Nordenberg on June 24. Following the […]

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Board of Trustees re-elected J.W. Connolly >

July 6th, 1999

Board of Trustees re-elected J.W. Connolly The Board of Trustees on June 25 re-elected J.W. Connolly for a fifth consecutive one-year term as board chairperson. Trustees also amended the board's bylaws to allow Connolly to serve an additional three years beyond the normal five-year limit. Connolly said he doesn't necessarily want to remain as chairperson […]

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University will set aside section in new stadium for faculty and staff >

July 6th, 1999

University will set aside section in new stadium for faculty and staff When the Pitt Panthers begin playing football in the Steelers' new stadium in fall 2001, a special section will be set aside for faculty and staff. The section will be located between one end zone and the 30 yard line on the home […]

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University will set aside section in new stadium for faculty and staff >

July 6th, 1999

University will set aside section in new stadium for faculty and staff When the Pitt Panthers begin playing football in the Steelers' new stadium in fall 2001, a special section will be set aside for faculty and staff. The section will be located between one end zone and the 30 yard line on the home […]

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Shona J. Sharif >

July 6th, 1999

Shona J. Sharif Shona J. Sharif, senior lecturer and adviser in the Department of Africana Studies, died June 22, 1999. She was 52. Since 1986, Sharif had taught courses in African American health issues and African American, African and Caribbean dance at Pitt. As artistic director of the African Drum and Dance Ensemble, she choreographed […]

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Shona J. Sharif >

July 6th, 1999

Shona J. Sharif Shona J. Sharif, senior lecturer and adviser in the Department of Africana Studies, died June 22, 1999. She was 52. Since 1986, Sharif had taught courses in African American health issues and African American, African and Caribbean dance at Pitt. As artistic director of the African Drum and Dance Ensemble, she choreographed […]

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Parking rates rise $10/month for University permit holders >

July 6th, 1999

Parking rates rise $10/month for University permit holders Monthly parking fees at Pitt lots have gone up $10 across the board beginning July 1. University permit holders have until July 12 to cancel their permits in order to avoid the July payroll deduction for parking, Bob Harkins, director of Parking, Transportation and Services, announced in […]

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Pitt's health & safety program recognized >

July 6th, 1999

Pitt's health & safety program recognized The University has one of the country's best health, safety and environmental programs, according to the National Safety Council's Campus Safety, Health and Environmental Management Division. The National Safety Council (NSC) will present Pitt's Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) its highest endorsement — the Award of Honor […]

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Forum criticizes some schools' systems for evaluating faculty >

July 6th, 1999

Forum criticizes some schools' systems for evaluating faculty Professors at the July 6 Faculty Assembly forum on faculty job performance systems agreed that such systems are beneficial and hold faculty accountable to the public. But new faculty evaluation systems in two Health Sciences schools drew fire from some Assembly members. Dental medicine professor John Baker […]

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Nancy Washington retires >

July 6th, 1999

Nancy Washington retires Thirty years after coming to Pitt as a research assistant, Assistant to the Chancellor Nancy Washington retired June 30. She was honored at a reception last month. In addition to serving as assistant to the chancellor (since 1993), she was an assistant professor of clinical epidemiology and family medicine (since 1989) and […]

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