Fall classes will start earlier and go straight through until Nov. 20
Letter from Cudd says classes will start Aug. 19; finals will be conducted online after Thanksgiving.
Pitt working on concrete plans to address racial injustice
Plan for Pitt delayed to incorporate specific strategies; upcoming forums will discuss recent events.
Reimagining Pitt Education group looks at ways to evolve and innovate
Provost and engineering dean don’t want to just restart on-campus operations, they want to make it better.
New Health Sciences SVC to earn $1.4 million annually
The package, paid entirely by Pitt, includes $1 million base, deferred retention payments and an annual bonus.
Staff Council hears steps being considered for return to campus
DeJong says employees will be given at least one week’s notice before their office reopens.
Pitt funding stays the same as last year in House-passed bill
Supowitz expects the full budget to pass through Senate and governor quickly.
Pitt’s pandemic heroes: Communicating all things COVID-19
Meg Ringler works with EOC to keep University community informed about pandemic-related changes.
Lessons Learned: 3-D modeling easily made the transition online
Neuroscience professor found students more organized and ready to present material.
International students facing unique challenges here and at home
Pitt is reaching out to those stuck in the U.S. and those facing problems getting back to campus.
New Office of Compliance will centralize internal investigations
Privacy issues will be one of the first areas Laurel Gift pursues as assistant vice chancellor.
Laurie Kirsch’s focus has long been on faculty enrichment
The vice provost will leave at the end of June for a sabbatical and eventually back to teaching.
Faculty strongly encouraged to make the switch to Canvas
Senate committee also hears concerns about female academics' output during the pandemic.
Get ready for a week of faculty and staff appreciation activities
University gets creative to replace annual picnic; events begin June 8.
Town hall series explores how COVID lays bare racial issues
Incidents of xenophobia and hate crimes make need for open dialogue even more important.
New shuttle service will run with propane-fueled buses
Sheehy tells committee about parking and transportation ideas being considered when campus life resumes.
Unionization efforts still awaiting PLRB decisions
Oral arguments canceled in grad student case because of pandemic; panel will make ruling.