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The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion hosted its “Structures of Inequity: A Conversation on Social Justice” event on Tuesday as part of Pitt’s annual Diversity Forum.

‘Their loved ones should still be here’: Diversity Forum panelists discuss injustices within American justice system

By Grace Stringer, For The Pitt News July 30, 2021
Pitt’s Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion hosted the panel “Structures of Inequity: A Conversation on Social Justice'' as the first event at this year’s Diversity Forum on Tuesday.
Pitt announced plans Monday to redevelop its property at 3401 Boulevard of the Allies.

Pitt proposes plans to bring grocery store, resident housing to Oakland

By Natalie Frank, News Editor July 26, 2021
Pitt announced plans Monday to redevelop its property at 3401 Boulevard of the Allies. The University proposed bringing a grocery store and residential housing units to the property, which currently houses a Panera Bread and was formerly a Quality Inn and Suites.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, one of the top administrators at Pitt.

Pitt to require COVID-19 containment measures for the unvaccinated

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief July 23, 2021
Pitt will require unvaccinated students and employees to take part in a series of strict COVID-19 containment measures this fall, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said in a Friday afternoon email.
Carla Panzella will serve as Pitt's next dean of students.

Carla Panzella named Pitt’s next dean of students

By Natalie Frank, News Editor July 16, 2021
Carla Panzella will be Pitt’s new dean of students, the University announced Friday morning.
The budget and executive committees of the University’s Board of Trustees met Tuesday morning to approve next year's budget.

Tuition hiked, next year’s budget to increase by 3%

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief July 13, 2021
Pitt’s roughly $1 billion education and general budget will increase by 3%, or $29 million, next year, following Tuesday morning approval from the budget and executive committees of the University’s Board of Trustees.
The Cathedral of Learning watches over an empty Pitt campus.

Pitt to require unvaccinated students to comply with stricter health rules

By Millicent Watt, Senior Staff Writer July 1, 2021
Pitt sent two Thursday emails with details about health plans for the fall in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Oakland Planning and Development Corp.’s June 24 meeting discussed the pending demolition of the rowhouses located at 3401-3421 Bates St. and transferral of the property to Pitt.

Community members express concerns over plans for Bates row houses

By Clare Sheedy, Staff Writer June 30, 2021
After years of dealing with the series of boarded up and uninhabited Bates Street row houses, Oakland community members are making sure the pending owner of the parcel — Walnut Capital — has definitive plans to fix up the area.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher speaks at Friday morning's board of trustees meeting.

Gallagher ‘strongly’ recommends, expects community to be vaccinated by fall, unveils new strategic plan

By Natalie Frank and Jon Moss June 25, 2021
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said at Pitt’s Friday board of trustees meeting that while the University community can look forward to a more engaging fall semester, a fully normal academic year is unlikely unless those coming back to campus are vaccinated.
Pitt’s Staff Council spent their June meeting discussing the possibility of a flexible work model as Pitt returns to in-person instruction in the fall, as well as announcing new officers and reflecting on the council’s accomplishments over the last four years.

Staff Council discusses flexible work model amidst vaccine mandate discussion

By Dhara Patel, For The Pitt News June 23, 2021
Pitt’s Staff Council spent their June meeting discussing the possibility of a flexible work model as the University returns to in-person instruction in the fall, as well as announcing new officers and reflecting on the council’s accomplishments over the last four years.
Tuesday’s Black Emancipation: A History of Celebration panel focused on the importance of celebrating Juneteenth and the history of Black emancipation, featuring panelists Sam Black, Laurence Glasco and Charlene Foggie-Barnett.

Panel discusses the history of Black emancipation in celebration of Juneteenth

By Betul Tuncer, Staff Writer June 16, 2021
The panel “Black Emancipation: A History of Celebration” on Tuesday afternoon focused on Black emancipation throughout history and the ways in which Americans have taken to celebrate and commemorate such history through Juneteenth.
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