Faculty union plans rally outside Board of Trustees Feb. 24 meeting
The group is pushing for a counterproposal from Pitt’s administration on salaries.
State House races give Dems majority; meetings set for next week
Shapiro’s budget address coming on March 7; Pitt plans Advocacy Day on Feb. 28.
Provost Cudd one of two finalists for Portland State presidency
Semi-open process in Oregon raises questions about why Pitt’s chancellor search isn’t more transparent.
Draft flexible work policy emphasizes benefits to employees and Pitt
The rules are open for comment through Feb. 27; more than 2,000 work hybrid or remote now.
New nursing dean says Pitt’s school one of best in the world
Her early priorities are supporting the research mission and possibly expanding enrollment.
ELI director shares impact of closure announcement
Faculty Assembly approves campus drone and IT network policies.
In a crisis, can your department keep functioning?
Pitt’s business continuity coordinator wants to start that conversation before an emergency.
New workshops will focus on ‘under-acknowledged’ single moms in higher ed
The Year of Emotional Well-being project will allow three staff members to “pay it forward.”
Shared and set-day parking available in some areas
Sheehy says they are assessing whether to expand the options to other locations.
Summit focuses on health sciences’ role in promoting inclusivity, social justice
More than 200 already on board for virtual event featuring range of speakers, workshops.
Staff Council wants safe space to discuss possible union
Gallaher says HR has no plans to host any discussions; administration staying neutral.
Belkys Torres relishes charge of enhancing inclusion, equity on campus-wide scale
New vice provost position targets "academic and structural barriers" to student success.
Pitt law school joins others leaving U.S. News ranking
Some medical schools also exiting the annual survey; Pitt will keep evaluating.
Day of Giving looking for 2,000 or more donations from Pitt faculty, staff
Puzzle Hunt for 15 pieces will be a campuswide activity for whole University community.
TEACHING AT PITT: ChatGPT in the classroom
Workshops planned to address issues created by this new technology.
Library System celebrating August Wilson Archive opening
A week of activities will culminate March 3 with an evening event at Hillman.
Pittsburgh Helps Turkey and other groups raising funds for earthquake relief
GSPIA holding an expert panel on earthquake recovery in Turkey and Syria.
Roku founder’s foundation gives $14.3 million to Pitt
The gift will fund research on inflammation linked to dementia and cardiovascular disease.
Here’s the Plan (for Pitt): Build/Buy/Hire Local initiative
Push to increase hiring and spending with local and diverse businesses leverages Pitt’s role in community.