New vice chancellor says people at Pitt see the value of human resources
Gallaher getting input on a vision for the office and tackling projects like compensation modernization.
Pitt ‘in process of terminating’ nine staff who are noncompliant on vaccine rules
Faculty, staff and students encouraged, but not required, to upload booster status.
Other bridges leading to Oakland rated as ‘poor’
Fern Hollow collapse shows infrastructure is “the foundation of the society,” professor says.
Governor’s proposed 5% hike for Pitt just first step in budget process
Chancellor and other state-related school leaders will testify in March at General Assembly.
Chancellor says we have to learn to coexist with the virus
Many decisions about day-to-day operations being pushed to faculty and supervisors.
Pitt IT and UPMC trying to keep people more connected
Employees can now access more University tech services while in hospital-owned buildings.
New to Pitt: For Rawls, the desire to teach has always been strong
Social work faculty member helps lead Child Welfare Education for Baccalaureates program.
Mayor Gainey delays Oakland Crossing zoning hearing again
Gallagher says the active debates happening now are good for the planning process.
Disability activist uses CRSP lecture to advocate for accessibility
Girma says, “Ableism is so widespread that it’s considered fact rather than a systemic problem.”
Pitt decries lecturer’s alleged ‘offensive language’ in class
Reddit post from student led to University looking into incident, which the faculty member denies happened.
Black Built Pitt highlights often-overlooked history
New website focuses on computer center takeover, Afrolatinidad Initiative, Kuntu Repertory Theatre.
Student creates tool to search Pitt’s financial disclosures
Ledger uses data from University’s state-required filing of expenses over $1,000.
Judge dismisses most of Wang’s claims against Pitt and UPMC
The doctor was embroiled in controversy over a retracted JAHA article.
Former Bradford/Titusville president now in provost’s office
Koverola serving as interim head of Center for African Studies and will assist two vice provosts.
Juneteenth added as University-wide holiday starting this year
All Pitt campuses will close on Monday, June 20, to celebrate Black Independence Day.
Donate online or in person on Feb. 22 for sixth Pitt Day of Giving
Faculty and staff challenged to have more than 2,500 participate in annual fundraiser.
Volunteer time during work day now limited to 7.5 hours a month
During height of pandemic, Pitt employees were allowed to use 8 hours a week.