Student, Staff Council raise concerns about shared governance disruptions
Changes forced by union negotiations causing “stagnation” in committees, CGS representative tells Senate Council.
Staff union effort becoming more visible on campus and online
Organizers are gathering authorization cards for a vote; administration sets up website.
Chancellor hopeful budget process will be smoother than last year
Gallagher discusses variety of issues as he enters his final months as Pitt’s leader.
Search for new chancellor remains behind closed doors
Gallagher said his office is looking at what they will need to do to help with the transition.
Staff Council setting up emergency fund for co-workers in need
Donations during Pitt Day of Giving will be added to $100,000 from DeJong’s office.
Law school’s Dean Wildermuth steps down abruptly
Departure adds to leadership turnovers during the past year.
Africana Studies leaders excited to welcome first Ph.D.-level cohort this fall
New faculty members will enhance increasingly in-demand graduate-studies field.
Future of Trees and Bellefield rec spaces up for debate
CUPS committee gets update on new rec building, drone policy, Craig Hall plaza and safety fair.
Faculty union wants health and safety standards in contract
Bargaining team says Pitt’s protections are good but are not guaranteed.
Disability Resources director says accommodation requests up sharply
Rise in mental health needs and exam modifications lead to additional staffing, fresh approaches.
Pitt moved from 11th to third in NIH funding in 2022
The preliminary data shows a $77 million increase, possibly the largest single-year jump.
Charles Anderson Bridge closed for at least four months
The span connecting Oakland and Schenley Park needs to be repaired and probably more.
Updated University Network policy strips out tech specifications
Senate committee will next tackle a revised Computer Access and Use policy.
Gallagher says Pitt cooperating with city audit of nonprofit properties
The review of tax-exempt status unlikely to result in any significant changes, he says.
Forum addresses search parameters for School of Dental Medicine dean
NIH-funded schools, professional associations among targets for candidates to interview.
California author wins Pitt’s Drue Heinz Prize for short stories
Washington poet wins Agnes Lynch Starrett prize for debut collection.
Take a deeper look at industry’s impact on Pittsburgh soil
Latest Science Revealed program focuses on research about contaminants and their health risks.
Black History Month calendar filling up at Pitt
Signature K. Leroy Irvis event will look at “Black Resistance” and honor its heroes.