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Volume 41 Issue 17

Open enrollment continues through May 13 >

April 30th, 2009

Pitt employees will see some increases in health insurance costs and co-pays in the coming plan year along with some decreases in premiums for those who carry optional life or accidental death insurance. Details on changes to the University’s benefits package were sent to employees’ campus office addresses last week as the annual open enrollment […]

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Blue, Gold & Green sustainability festival held >

April 30th, 2009

Pitt’s commitment to a sustainable environment predates most efforts at greening campuses and neighborhoods, a high-ranking official said at a symposium here last week. “The University of Pittsburgh has a long-standing commitment to environmental sustainability,” said Renny Clark, vice chancellor for community initiatives and the chancellor’s chief of staff. “It really was memorialized 20 years […]

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Undergraduate tuition frozen at regionals >

April 30th, 2009

There will be no undergraduate tuition increases at Pitt’s regional campuses in Bradford, Greensburg, Johnstown and Titusville next year, the University announced April 20. In making the announcement of the regionals’ tuition freeze, Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg stated, “Particularly in these difficult times, the University is sensitive to the difficult task of balancing our own […]

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Pitt FY10 budget process continues >

April 30th, 2009

The University’s fiscal year 2010 budget continues to take shape even as legislators in Harrisburg deal with their own budget woes. University Senate budget policies committee (BPC) chair Richard Pratt at an April 17 BPC meeting said the University Planning and Budgeting Committee (UPBC) could recommend a budget at its next meeting. UPBC is scheduled […]

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Provost addresses BPC in closed session >

April 30th, 2009

Provost James V. Maher addressed the Senate budget policies committee April 17 in closed session. BPC chair Richard Pratt said the provost used the time to review with the committee issues the University is facing as well as the status of its various major revenue sources including investment income, research grants, tuition and the state […]

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