Bargaining committee decisions draw Senate officers’ ire
Faculty union stages protest over pace of talks; all sides grapple with what falls under mandatory bargaining.
Faculty Assembly OKs policy for short-term intergovernmental work assignments
Resolution passes highlighting Pitt’s academic freedom policy commitment.
John Williams reflects on the ‘Pitt approach’ to the pandemic
After leading the University’s COVID response team for two years, he’s ready to get back to his own research.
New OneCard will streamline paying for travel and purchases
It will replace Pitt’s Travel Card and P-card and should arrive later this month.
Professors engage in spirited discussion about threats to academic freedom
Threats via social media, political scrutiny and restrictive laws require constant diligence.
New to Pitt: SCI professor focuses on underserved students
Angela Stewart says she was impressed with “diversity of expertise” here.
Relocation policy update moves closer to approval in Senate
Policy office official says the new language clarifies but doesn’t make major changes.
Student Success Hub wants to help undergraduates find a place at Pitt
The new space in Langley Hall grew out of programs for first-gen students but is open to all.
Teach-in panel defines ‘the university’ amid challenges facing academics of color
Concept of debt “forgiveness,” barriers created by sexism and misogyny questioned.
NSF official discusses concerns surrounding international research security
In wake of new legislation, Keiser shares latest approaches to disclosure, data, risk assessment.
Property Watch: Rec Center gets official city planning approval
Pitt plans work on four historic campus structures, including Heinz Chapel spire.
Search committee named to find new arts & sciences dean
An open forum is planned for Nov. 10 to get input from faculty, staff and students.
New policy to streamline, codify campus construction, maintenance standards
CUPS committee hears plan for more focused, “one-stop” accountability.
Pitt IT outlines possible software updates at Staff Spotlight
The multi-year project could impact programs that run business, student systems and HR.
Hansford on listening tour for U.N. Permanent Forum of People of African Descent
Pitt Human Rights Working Group sponsoring multiple events on Nov. 18 and 19.