The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Preparations underway for the Year of Emotional Well-Being

Preparations underway for the Year of Emotional Well-Being

By Elizabeth Primrose, Staff Writer August 16, 2022
Provost Ann Cudd announced the Year of Emotional Well-Being as the focus of the 2022-2023 “Year of…” initiative on April 28.
Tyler Bickford, a professor in the English department, drops one of the first union cards at a kickoff event held by Pitt faculty union organizers in the William Pitt Union Ballroom in January 2018.

Pitt faculty union, administration reach deal on COVID-19 protocols

By Rebecca Johnson and Allison Radziwon August 13, 2022
The United Steelworkers union reached a “memorandum of understanding” with Pitt regarding expanded health and safety protections for faculty, following allegations that the University didn’t consult the faculty union before removing its mask mandate in March.
The big names: people to know at Pitt

The big names: people to know at Pitt

By Jacob Mraz , Staff Writer August 4, 2022
Let’s face it, these first few weeks on campus are likely to be a whirlwind. Right now students are more worried about getting IDs, figuring out where classes are and making friends than remembering a name they briefly heard at orientation.
Thursdays Board of Trustees meeting over Zoom.

Budget and executive committees discuss budget, tuition increases

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor July 15, 2022
The budget and executive committees of the Board of Trustees held a virtual meeting on Thursday to discuss the annual operating and capital budgets for the 2023 fiscal year, as well as tuition increases for the upcoming 2022-2023 academic year.
Amy Lynn Seybert, the new dean of the School of Pharmacy.

Amy Seybert named new dean of pharmacy school

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor June 29, 2022
The University named Amy Lynn Seybert the new dean to lead the School of Pharmacy on Thursday.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher at Pitts annual Board of Trustees meeting on Friday in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room,

Board of Trustees appoints Douglas Browning as board chairman

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor June 24, 2022
During Pitt’s annual Board of Trustees meeting, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher described the process of building support for the in-state tuition discount as “intense”.
Friday’s public meeting hosted by the Student Affairs Committee and the Board of Trustees.

Student Affairs Committee, Kenyon Bonner talk student fee changes, new campus recreation and wellness center facility

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor June 21, 2022
To Kenyon Bonner, the vice provost of student affairs, “transparency” about costs is important not only in running the University, but also in building the new campus recreation and wellness center.
The Cathedral of Learning and William Pitt Union on campus.

Over 120 organizations send letters in support of Pitt in-state tuition discounts

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor May 25, 2022
Over 120 organizations have sent letters to Pennsylvania lawmakers in support of in-state tuition discounts for Pennsylvania students.
The last Senate Council meeting of the year on Thursday.

Senate Council recaps academic year, SGB discusses plans for fall

By Pamela Smith, Contributing Editor May 24, 2022
Chancellor Gallagher opened Thursday’s Senate Council meeting by thanking council members advocating for Pitt’s state funding.
Pitt Faculty Union flyers on campus table.

Pitt faculty union, administration dispute bargaining unit size

By Jack Troy, Senior Staff Writer May 24, 2022
Nearly two months into contract negotiations between faculty union representatives and University officials, the union claims that Pitt seeks to unlawfully disqualify 600 members while failing to substantively engage in the bargaining process.
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