HR tries to answer questions, debunk myths on comp modernization
The biggest misperception is that the multi-year project will mean raises for everyone.
Pitt alum David Frederick makes unique gift to benefit Honors College
Revenue from development at Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, will create endowment here.
Kevin Washo promoted to SVC for university relations
Michelle Amato joins office; Ellen Moran leaving as VC for communications and marketing.
Divisions are clear over future of Oakland development
As Oakland Plan and Walnut Capital project advance, residents split on several issues.
Pitt’s sole female motorcycle officer thrives on community outreach
Promoted to sergeant, Jessica Urban enjoys work with Special Olympics events.
Campus building access returns to pre-pandemic levels
Swipe stations have gone away; policy could change if COVID risks increase.
New Falk director wants to emphasize ‘lab school’ experimentation
Jill Sarada brings 27 years of experience at Pitt’s K-8 school to role.
Union reaches some agreements with Pitt, but laments slow progress
Administration “backs off” from Falk School exclusion, says it is negotiating “in good faith.”
New to Pitt: Education professor focuses on connections
Vasudevan happy to come back to city and to a school with ‘a clear vision for social justice.’
Recreation center groundbreaking planned for September
Pitt projects approved by committee expected to create more than 2,000 construction jobs.
Bus Rapid Transit work could start next spring in downtown
In Oakland, Forbes and Fifth will have bus-only lanes and updated transit stations.
Diversity Forum 2022 seeks to build on past years’ successes
All-virtual July 25-28 event features speakers, forums free to Pitt community and beyond.
Donald Henderson left a lasting legacy at Pitt
The University’s first Black provost, who served from 1989-93, died in June at 91.
Dickson Prize Day will celebrate past three winners
The School of Medicine’s highest honor goes to American biomedical researchers.
Esch moves from interim to permanent president at Bradford and Titusville
He had been serving in the role since last summer and has been at regionals since 1995.
Staff Council celebrates with picnic and awards
DeJesus and Sarode receive Frisch Staff Professional Development prizes.