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Volume 40 Issue 13

Senate group wants more campus child care >

March 6th, 2008

Faculty Assembly wants Pitt to designate a Chancellor’s office official to address insufficient access to child care on the Pittsburgh campus. Last week, the Assembly voted unanimously to endorse that and other recommendations made by the ad hoc subcommittee on child care, part of the University Senate’s ad hoc committee for the promotion of gender […]

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Women's pay trails men's pay locally, study finds >

March 6th, 2008

Wages of the average working woman in the region trail those of her local male counterparts and of her female colleagues in most of the nation’s large economic regions, according to a study released this week by the University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR). The divergence could pose an obstacle to attracting businesses […]

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Plans for University Club detailed >

March 6th, 2008

Plans for a faculty and staff club and an employee-only recreation facility at the University Club are slowly taking shape, a Pitt official reported at Faculty Assembly Feb. 26. “The University has started renovation on the University Club, a $20 million project with a number of components,” said Eli Shorak, associate vice chancellor for Business. […]

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Fitness facilities set spring break schedule >

March 6th, 2008

A spring break schedule for Pitt’s recreation and fitness centers was announced last month by Intramural and Recreational Sports. This year’s spring break runs March 8-16. For fitness centers available to faculty and staff: • The Bellefield fitness center will be open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on spring break weekdays, March 10-14. It will be closed […]

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What we earn: Annual report details salaries >

March 6th, 2008

Pitt’s employees are a diverse group, and one of the areas in which that diversity is measurable is salaries. The University Senate’s budget policies committee (BPC) on Feb. 22 received Pitt’s Management Information and Analysis office’s annual report of the mean (or average) and median salaries of full-time Pitt employees. The median is the salary […]

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KGSB professor wins inaugural Young award >

March 6th, 2008

Audrey J. Murrell, an associate professor of business administration, is the inaugural winner of an award initially sponsored by the women’s studies program and now co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA). Murrell, who also serves as director of the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership within the Katz Graduate […]

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Staff/administration salaries detailed >

March 6th, 2008

At A Glance Highest-paid staff Highest average (by job category) Executives, administrators & managers Senior Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences, $196,879 Highest average (by area) Executive vice chancellor’s office, $85,766 Highest median (by job category) Executives, administrators & managers Senior Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences $210,000 Highest median (by area) General counsel’s office, $95,287 * Lowest-paid staff […]

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Pitt Audubon collection digitized >

March 6th, 2008

The University of Pittsburgh Library System (ULS) has digitized and mounted online its collection of John James Audubon’s “Birds of America” and his “Ornithological Biography.” Visitors to the web site (http://digital.library.pitt.edu/a/audubon/) will have access for the first time to complementary resources. John James Audubon (1785-1851) set out to paint every known North American bird in […]

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Faculty salaries detailed >

March 6th, 2008

AT a glance Highest-paid faculty Highest average (by rank) Full professors Katz Graduate School of Business, $142,457 Highest average (net total by area) School of Arts & Sciences dean’s office, $128,332 Highest median (by rank) Full professors A&S dean’s office, $135,525 Highest median (net total by area) A&S dean’s office $131,347 * Lowest-paid faculty Lowest […]

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UPJ named to central PA top 100 businesses >

March 6th, 2008

Pitt-Johnstown has been named one of the “Top 100 Businesses for 2007” by Pennsylvania Business Central. The list features organizations from within the publication’s 16-county coverage area. UPJ is one of only 10 businesses from Cambria County named to the list, long considered a who’s who of regional business. A reception honoring the businesses will […]

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