More than 50 faculty retire under incentive program
Jerry Zoffer, who stepped down as Business dean in 1996, leaving teaching after 67 years at Pitt.
Faculty Assembly approves intellectual property, anti-Black racism course proposals
Members also approved syllabi change to clarify religious observances
Spring semester start pushed back to Jan. 19
Spring break eliminated, two self-care days added and staff holiday moved to May 7.
Pitt will allow up to 5,500 fans at final 2 home games
Up to 1,000 people at Heinz Field will be students, including the band and spirit squads.
Pitt’s pandemic heroes: Ristow had to train student tutors to work online
Scheduling sessions has become easier through Zoom, but there were still challenges.
Honors College building ‘Horror Genre as Social Force’ scholar community
Pitt building off Romero Collection to create a home for those interested in the genre.
IT making progress on access problems to Pitt’s network in UPMC buildings
Henderson says University working on plan to help students, others with connectivity issues.
Two-year Middle States accreditation process begins
A self-study report will be prepared by several working groups focusing on Pitt’s priorities.
Faculty-led committees on tenure and promotion to get pilot in the spring
Faculty Affairs committee members remain skeptical about proposed Intellectual Property policy adjustments
Pitt tests 75 percent of Litchfield Tower residents after increase in COVID-19 cases
Previous three-floor quarantine and shelter-in-place orders also lifted.
TIAA fees going down, Benefits Committee told
HR department and others working on ways to help with childcare needs.
Pitt–Titusville receives $1.2 million grant from U.S. Department of Labor
President Koverola says money is “investment into the future growth and development of this region.”