Faculty frustrated by piecemeal hybrid instruction
Senate committee is collecting information to help make spring semester better.
Lawmakers scrutinize funding for state-related universities
Sastry says any move away from direct funding to voucher system would hurt in-state students.
1988 policy on non-Pitt work by faculty and staff being revised
Committee co-chair Wildermuth says changes will help people navigate what they do.
New staff appraisal forms debut for use in spring 2022
The reviews are shorter and include a diversity and inclusion standard.
New to Pitt: Mark Anderson hopes to mitigate larger risks to University
Former assistant U.S. attorney is the first director of Enterprise Risk Management.
Faculty Assembly resolution condemns preferred journal lists
Kear moves ahead to form ad hoc committee on dependent care issues.
Campus crime in Oakland saw sharp drop in 2020
Annual reports detail incidents on and near Pitt property, including fires.
Policy review looking at better ways to communicate campus crimes
How to get alerts and where to turn in emergencies also part of possible update.
Oakland Crossings: What is it and why you should care
The ambitious Walnut Capital plan for “South O” getting pushback from neighborhood groups.
PLRB upholds results that grad student union vote failed
Faculty voting continues in separate union effort; ballots due to Harrisburg by Oct. 12.
Independent lawyer finds no security risks with TIAA accounts
The analysis was done after a professor raised questions in Benefits committee.
Tributes to Freddie Fu pour in from all corners
Famed orthopaedic surgeon called “a mentor, a leader and above all a good man.”
United Way campaign hopes to raise $750,000
Virtual kickoff planned for Oct. 13; those who make a pledge entered in raffle.
Voluntary Sick Day Bank still open to donations, withdrawals
The temporary resource has accrued 18,175 hours since its creation last year.
Eradicate Hate summit grew from Tree of Life tragedy
Nordenberg and Jones Day official co-chair event that organizers hope will become annual.
First migrations from Box to OneDrive go smoothly
Committee also discusses continuing work on a new computer access and use policy
Pitt picks up sponsorship of Pittsburgh Speakers Series
The seven-date season, previously hosted by Robert Morris, begins Oct. 27 with John Bolton.
New food offerings have a distinctive Hispanic flavor
Bagels and buns also on the menu at Oakland’s newest restaurants.
LatinxConnect conference will have more than 60 programs
The three-day event has panel discussions, workshops, live music, salsa dancing and more.
Monument unveiled to ‘Divine Nine’ Black fraternities and sororities
Kenyon Bonner: “This is a blue, gold and Black moment. This is welcome home.”