Audrey Murrell steps down as acting Honors College dean
Provost’s office started national search to fill the post permanently in November.
Pitt lecturer salaries have lagged behind average for years
Resolution asks provost and chancellor to take action to meet Salary Increase Policy.
University leaders acknowledge caretaking difficulties
Cudd says she’s told deans to take a holistic approach to evaluate teaching.
Audible alert will now sound if building access protocols not followed
Employees, students no longer have to complete the daily health check app.
Temporary signage policy would limit posting areas
Public comment period is open until Feb. 18 on draft proposal.
Marshall Plan aims for more diversified clean-energy economy
Pitt’s Center for Sustainable Business takes lead role in “road map” for Middle America.
Staff heroes: Small business center’s role became even more vital
Vargo says group has helped thousands secure capital and has hosted variety of trainings.
Budget committee gives suggestions on using stimulus money
Benchmarking of postdoc salaries shows Pitt’s minimum is lower than many other schools.
Employees can continue to roll over dependent daycare funds
HR’s Kozar says he doesn’t expect big increases in insurance premiums this year.
Biden administration moves having impact on higher ed
Actions taken on COVID guidance, student loans and immigration; Title IX changes expected.
Members of Pitt community played role in Biden transition
Washington’s Commerce review was fully remote; Skidmore gave advice on rehab research.
Panelists say Jan. 6 insurrection shows that democracy matters
White supremacy called out as antithetical to maintaining a healthy democracy.
Pitt, Newcastle share ideas on ‘place-based’ education
Universities need to produce research and graduates who will benefit the surrounding areas.
COVID tests available to faculty, staff under specific circumstances
Survey going out this week to help Pitt prepare to be vaccine provider.
CRSP, Covington-Ward honored with diversity awards
Pitt’s first Black woman engineering grad says she was a pioneer in a long process.
Calendar filling up with events for K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month
Virtual events can still be added as departments finalize their plans.