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Volume 29 Issue 18

MacLeod elected Senate president >

May 15th, 1997

Gordon K. MacLeod, professor of health services administration in the Graduate School of Public Health, has been elected president of the University Senate for a one-year term beginning in July. In an election held from late April to early May, MacLeod defeated current president Keith A. McDuffie, who had been seeking a third consecutive one-year […]

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Hart to step down as staff group president >

May 15th, 1997

Staff Association Council (SAC) President Brian Hart announced at SAC's May 8 spring assembly that he will be stepping down as president of that organization in June. Hart has served as SAC president the past two years. He said he will not seek another term for personal reasons that have nothing to do with the […]

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Finalists announced in UPG, Katz dean searches >

May 15th, 1997

Search committees have recommended finalists to Provost James Maher for a new Greensburg campus president and a new dean of the Katz Graduate School of Business and the College of Business Administration. Meanwhile, the search for a new senior vice chancellor for Health Sciences is officially underway. And Chancellor Mark Nordenberg said this week that […]

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3 faculty win NSF grants >

May 15th, 1997

Summer may be a time for most departments at the University to slow down a bit, but not the Office of Facilities Management. Fewer students, faculty and staff on campus means it's time to get to work on renovation and construction projects. Following is a list of projects set for this summer. The information was […]

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Renovation, construction projects on tap during summer months >

May 15th, 1997

Summer may be a time for most departments at the University to slow down a bit, but not the Office of Facilities Management. Fewer students, faculty and staff on campus means it's time to get to work on renovation and construction projects. Following is a list of projects set for this summer. The information was […]

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Most medical center renovations planned for UPMC facilities outside of Oakland >

May 15th, 1997

Most renovations and construction projects involving University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) owned facilities this summer will be outside of Oakland at places like Braddock, South Side and Passavant hospitals. On the Pittsburgh campus the only significant UPMC projects involve the completion of a chilled water plant at Scaife Hall, and the renovation of various […]

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What does Pitt need in an FAS dean? Some faculty tell search committee what they think >

May 15th, 1997

Chancellor Mark Nordenberg, Provost James Maher and five of the University's 14 current, permanent deans were recruited from the Pitt faculty. Should the next dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) likewise be an insider? Professors discussed that issue and others during the May 7 open hearing sponsored by the FAS dean search […]

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FAS dean job description >

May 15th, 1997

As chairperson of the FAS dean search committee, Edward Stricker receives lots of e-mail. "Half of the messages I get ask: What does the job ad look like?" Stricker says. The following is the text of the advertisement that the search committee will place during the next few weeks in the Chronicle of Higher Education, […]

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DDOO-DAH! Stephen Foster's biographer confronts racism found in local composer's songs >

May 15th, 1997

When a Pitt politi- cal science pro- fessor recently needed an expert on Nicaragua to speak to his class, he turned for help to a colleague from Texas. The colleague lectured and fielded questions from the Pitt students — without leaving Texas, thanks to the increasingly popular technology of two-way interactive television (ITV). A growing […]

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Interest in distant education options at Pitt is increasing >

May 15th, 1997

When a Pitt political science professor recently needed an expert on Nicaragua to speak to his class, he turned for help to a colleague from Texas. The colleague lectured and fielded questions from the Pitt students — without leaving Texas, thanks to the increasingly popular technology of two-way interactive television (ITV). A growing number of […]

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