Pitt looking at incentives to help collect student vaccine status
Senate Council passes resolution encouraging mandated vaccines for those returning to campus.
Bulk of staff return to campus won’t begin until July
Some units still plan to remain largely remote with flex space available to reserve.
Pitt’s IRS filing shows decline in endowment for 2019-20
Narduzzi and Capel still top paid employees by a wide margin.
Staff Council assured proposed budget process not aimed at job cuts
Members hear from four candidates for president on their priorities.
Resolution passed to strengthen shared governance in RCM budget model
A simulated responsibility center model will run parallel to the regular budget in 2021-22.
Bernotas outlines summer construction projects in Oakland
Committee also gets update on sustainability efforts, including two new dashboards.
Student activity fees returning to pre-pandemic levels
Wellness fee also will increase to $230 per semester on Pittsburgh campus.
Parking office continues to adapt; $5 rate will stay for now
Permit holders can continue to keep it on hold through online request form.
Postdoc makes plea for movement on nondiscrimination policy
The stalled revisions would include ethnicities as a protected class.
Gallagher tells Senate Council that state appropriation up in the air
Members also pass resolutions on undergraduate and graduate student advisory boards.
Admissions deposits well ahead of this time last year
Even with “summer melt,” the incoming class is likely to exceed the 4,315 goal.
New registrar named; Pitt’s CIO stepping down
Baylor official will replace Mathay; national search planned for investment officer.
New hires, strategies aimed at attracting grad students
Godley says campaign will promote Pitt as a great place for graduate and professional studies.
Pitt allocated $54.7 million under latest stimulus plan
The Department of Education says at least half must be spent on student aid.
Hill District CEC’s soft opening shows off Blakey Center site
The center’s rooms will be available for community members and organizations.
Expanded WiFi, loaner devices, updated Canvas part of Pitt IT’s busy year
Future projects include consolidated website, Eduroam extension and holographic classroom.
Anti-Asian rhetoric has deep historical roots, professor says
Martínez says solidarity between marginalized groups can help combat these issues.
Political science's Kanthak elected Senate vice president
New officers and committee members will take over on July 1.
Science Revealed tackles inequities in health
Talk looks at how psychological and behavioral factors influence the immune system.
Pitt Concern Connection will replace Alertline
Members of the University community can report a wide variety of compliance issues 24/7.