DeJong and HR team ready to move ahead on ‘Shaping the Workplace’
The 2017 staff survey will be used as a foundation as Pitt looks at it compensation and benefits system.
PLRB hearings set for Dec. 2-4 in faculty union dispute
The issue continues to be who and how many should be in the proposed bargaining unit.
Chancellor introduces interim campus closure policy
The guidelines offer short-term clarification on severe weather and other closings.
Proposal on promotions and tenure sparks discussions
Provost recommends university-wide faculty committee to review decisions.
Innovation awards recognize inventors making an impact
Swanson School’s Clark and ophthalmology’s Fedorchak honored, along with student and mentor.
Anti-harassment policy raises First Amendment questions
Faculty Affairs committee worried proposed measure would stifle classroom discussions.
ASK THE UTIMES: How long has sexual harassment been a concern at Pitt?
First official policy didn’t surface until 1981 as a notice in the University Times.
Six faculty recognized for improving diversity in curriculum
Keynote speaker Paula Davis says students see positive results from more inclusion.
Property Watch: Trustees committee approves 3 projects
Pittsburgh Zoning Board rejects variance for Wexford Science building on Forbes.
Forbes Street Market pricing, products under constant review
Auxiliary services head updates committee on several issues, including Sodexo contract, food delivery robots.
New distinctions give students a taste of different disciplines
Outside classroom activities and smaller courseload can be “stacked” on any degree.
Pitt’s first vice chancellor for diversity leaving in January
Pam Connelly helped create the office in 2015; national search planned to replace her.
Title IX office re-evaluating sexual misconduct prevention programs
Students, staff raise concerns about AAU report at second town hall with Katie Pope.
National Book Award for Poetry goes to Arthur Sze
Pitt’s Derricotte honored to be nominated for prestigious honor.
New Women faculty welcomed at annual reception
Melanie Hughes gives talk on “The Persistence of Gender Inequalities in Politics.”