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Volume 29 Issue 23

City share of cost for changes on Bigelow draws residents' ire >

July 24th, 1997

Pittsburgh City Council last night heard residents of Oakland voice concerns about the city's plan to pay as much as $425,000 to narrow the block of Bigelow Boulevard between the Ca thedral of Learning and the William Pitt Union. City Council had planned to approve a bill financing half the cost of the work at […]

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No decision yet on early retirement plan for faculty >

July 24th, 1997

Pitt's administration has not ruled out Sept. 1 as the starting date for a faculty early retirement plan, but the timing is getting tight. Chancellor Mark Nordenberg hasn't approved or rejected the plan yet, but he has said he wants the Board of Trustees' budget committee to review the proposal. However, the committee hasn't been […]

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Faculty salary study shows slight gains, losses at Pitt >

July 24th, 1997

Average salaries of associate and assistant professors at the Pittsburgh campus gained ground slightly since last year — while salaries of full professors and faculty librarians slipped a bit — compared with the median of salaries at other American Association of Universities (AAU) schools. The AAU is a group of North American research universities that […]

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Senate Council proposes fund to support innovative teaching >

July 24th, 1997

Senate Council has en- dorsed a proposal to create a central Pitt fund for supporting innovative teaching. The proposed Teaching Excellence Development Fund (TEDF) would allocate grants to full- and part-time faculty members — regardless of tenure status — to help them pursue "innovation and major enhancements in education," according to the proposal. TEDF would […]

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