McCarthy says faculty allowed to record classes for missing students
Educational Policies committee hears updates on anti-Black racism course, reaccreditation.
Staff members start drive to unionize under Steelworkers
The latest group seeking representation follows in path of faculty and grad students.
Gallagher tells board that Pitt is moving in the right direction
Trustees get update on enrollment, philanthropy, vaccinations and more.
Pitt’s U.S. News rankings and why they matter
University hangs on at 20th among public schools; nursing places at 7th.
Largest-ever incoming class presenting classroom challenges
The extra students also bring extra expenses for schools, Student Affairs and housing.
Pittsburgh committees discuss Johnstown’s Outlier deal
A Budget Policies subcommittee looked at whether program meets University guidelines.
New dean of students focused on transition to in-person classes
Panzella has been learning about Pittsburgh and Pitt students’ needs.
Nearly 3,000 flexible work arrangements have been submitted
Staff Council also hears about Care.com options and rules for job-switching.
Students will get more than half of money from last stimulus
Pitt received $54.7 million from the American Rescue Plan Act signed in March.
Civic Action Week combines discussions and service projects
This year’s event expands on 2020 conversations when in-person volunteering was limited.
Pitt mailing postcards to encourage faculty to send in union ballots
Two student groups voice support for union; undergrad government board stays neutral.
PUP committee considers strengthening focus on public safety
DeJong tells group that staff working hard to avoid congestion at building access areas.
Racial Equity Consciousness Institute promotes continuing conversation
The first cohort of the new series of workshops starts Sept. 29, but more sessions planned.
Training program hopes to give advisors equal access to information
New hires encouraged to complete the certification and Pitt veterans are welcome, too.
New research vice chancellor will focus on operations
Cunningham says his goal is to make faculty work easier and more efficient.
Pitt in the making: Idea to pay college athletes not new
Economics professor in 1935 said amateurism was just ‘hypocrisy.’
‘Art for August’ at Hillman Library honors playwright’s legacy
The 10 local artists were selected by August Wilson House as part of a new initiative.
Here’s the Plan (for Pitt): A Running Start
How do some of our existing initiatives support the new strategic plan?
Deans of Business and Pharmacy will step down next year
Assad and Kroboth both plan to return to teaching after their terms end in June 2022.