Kathy Humphrey leaving Pitt for Carlow presidency
Since coming here in 2005, she has been instrumental in several high-profile initiatives.
Pitt and CMU launch center dedicated to combating extremism
Dietrich School Dean Kathleen Blee and CMU professor Cranor will lead the Collaboratory Against Hate.
Volunteers sought to help now at Petersen Center vaccine clinic
The event continues March 18 and all of next week; medical and non-medical positions available.
Your pandemic stories: Accessibility, flexibility, collaboration and smiling at the camera
Read a special message of thanks from Chancellor Gallagher on an ‘exceedingly difficult’ year.
Faculty can include pandemic impact statements for evaluations
Provost Cudd has asked deans and campus presidents to develop holistic review processes.
Move to Guarded Risk comes with several caveats
Celebrate small for St. Patrick’s Day and keep your mask on even if you’re vaccinated, Pitt urges.
What happens to emails, other materials when a faculty member dies?
Senate computing committee looking for recommendations on this issue.
Staff heroes: Engineering’s McConegly says ‘I love to work’
He got back in the office as soon as possible and is still putting in six days a week.
Faculty applicants sought for Senate committees
Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Discrimination has particular needs for diverse membership.
Faculty diversity getting new attention with provost’s office duo
Wallace and Johnson-Osho not only want to attract new hires, but also celebrate those already here.
First forum on new dean of students missing student input
Search committee being formed; goal is to have position filled by beginning of fall semester.
In-person commencement planned on Oakland campus with guest limits
Greensburg, Bradford and Titusville will hold drive-through ceremonies; Johnstown has indoor and outdoor options.
Representation, role models matter for Black faculty and students
Panel discussion gives credit to Black Action Society for advocating early on for diversity.
You don’t have to go far to find gentrification in Pittsburgh
Forum looks at history, causes and some solutions of community displacement.
Volunteers needed for virtual Pitt Day in Harrisburg
Participants will meet with state lawmakers and help tell the University’s stories.
PLRB denies challenge to grad student union election
The order upholds the vote against unionization, by 716 to 677, in April 2019.
Open enrollment coming April 28 on new PittWorx system
Committee gets update on unions’ early retirements and TIAA; members share workload concerns.
Pitt-owned College Garden Apartments open to faculty and staff
The buildings in Shadyside are a mix of employees, post-docs and graduate students.
Mental Wellness Task Force focuses on online discussion groups
The three support sessions will tackle stress management, mindfulness and difficult conversations.
Climate Action Plan preview shows roadmap to carbon neutrality
The completed document is expected to be released soon as Pitt heads toward 2037 goal.