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Volume 33 Issue 20

UPJ service workers, Pitt settle contract >

June 14th, 2001

Beginning July 1, Johnstown campus service workers will join the UPMC Health Plan under a new contract agreement with the University. The workers agreed to the provisions of Pitt's "core" health benefits payment structure, which had been a stumbling block in the protracted contract negotiations. The 52 service workers had been without a contract since […]

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Staff council okays officers >

June 14th, 2001

The Staff Association Council (SAC) approved the slate of officers at a meeting yesterday, June 13: President — Barbara J. Mowery Vice president for steering — Richard R. Colwell Treasurer — Tammeka A. Beattie Vice president for communications — Maureen A. Jenkins Under SAC bylaws, the officers began two-year terms at the conclusion of yesterday's […]

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New SAC president assumes post >

June 14th, 2001

Drawing on her own job experience, the newly elected Staff Association Council president said SAC "should be more like an advising center for staff. We are here to listen to your concerns; not tell you what to do, but suggest options and opportunities. And if we can't help you directly, we could tell you where […]

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Renovation projects, leases okayed by property & facilities committee >

June 14th, 2001

The Board of Trustees property and facilities committee on June 8 approved seven Pitt building renovation projects and three lease arrangements. Leases The biggest, and most complicated, lease involves the relocation of Pitt's football program to the South Side UPMC Sports Performance Complex. At an initial annual cost of $850,000, the University will lease 55,941 […]

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New dean of social work named >

June 14th, 2001

Following a national search, Pitt has named a new School of Social Work dean. Larry E. Davis, the E. Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and Ethnic Diversity at Washington University in St. Louis, succeeds David E. Epperson, who is retiring as dean after 28 years. "I plan no dramatic changes," Davis told the University Times […]

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Retirees reception set for June 25 >

June 14th, 2001

The William Pitt Union Ballroom will be the site of Pitt's fifth annual faculty and staff retirees reception on June 25, 1:30-4 p.m. For $7 per person, retired employees and guests can enjoy refreshments and renew acquaintances. Chancellor Mark Nordenberg is expected to attend. More than 300 people, including Pitt retirees, their spouses or significant […]

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House, Senate okay Pitt appropriation >

June 14th, 2001

A University spokesperson said Pitt will find it "difficult, if not impossible" to hold tuition increases next fall to the proposed 5 percent, under the fiscal year 2001-2002 state appropriation that the General Assembly has approved for Pitt. In voting Tuesday, the state House and Senate passed a $178.5 million appropriation for Pitt next year. […]

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