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Title IX holds town hall in wake of campus climate survey results

Title IX holds town hall in wake of campus climate survey results

By Jade Chang, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Title IX coordinator Katie Pope discussed the results of the Association of American Universities Pitt campus climate survey during a town hall on Thursday, fielding questions from an audience of about 30 people about her office’s mission.

Pitt student alleges University housing discrimination

Pitt student alleges University housing discrimination

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

A Pitt student filed a housing discrimination complaint in September with the federal government.

University launches interim closure policy for this winter

University launches interim closure policy for this winter

By Rebecca Johnson, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Pitt announced a new interim policy for severe weather closures that includes more University administrators than just the chancellor in the decision to partially or fully cancel classes.

Institutional Master Plan draft details the Oakland of the future

Institutional Master Plan draft details the Oakland of the future

By Natalie Frank, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

The University released a draft of its Institutional Master Plan on Oct. 15, with proposed campus improvements to be rolled out over the next 10 to 25 years.

An ‘unwanting’ feeling: Investigation ongoing into two slurs against black first-year student

An ‘unwanting’ feeling: Investigation ongoing into two slurs against black first-year student

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

November 7, 2019

After returning from a Tyler, The Creator rap concert in the early hours of Sept. 25, Jamal Johnson just wanted to get ready for bed.

Board committees approve increases to University debt limits

Board committees approve increases to University debt limits

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

October 31, 2019

At a public meeting in Posvar Hall Thursday morning, both the budget and executive committees of Pitt’s Board of Trustees approved several measures making funds available for some projects in the Campus Master Plan.

Pitt to fund up to $250k in sexual misconduct prevention projects

Pitt to fund up to $250k in sexual misconduct prevention projects

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

October 30, 2019

Pitt announced Wednesday that it is making up to $250,000 available for faculty and staff to support “innovative solutions” for preventing sexual misconduct on campus.

Fourth Greek life organization faces hazing probe

Fourth Greek life organization faces hazing probe

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

October 29, 2019

An additional Greek life organization at Pitt faces a hazing probe, bringing the total number of groups facing similar investigations to four.

Phi Kappa Theta temporarily suspended after possible new member hazing

Phi Kappa Theta temporarily suspended after possible new member hazing

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

October 23, 2019

The University suspended Pitt’s chapter of the Phi Kappa Theta fraternity on an interim basis Wednesday, ceasing all organizational operations.

Former employee sues Pitt over allegedly violating federal, state law in termination

Former employee sues Pitt over allegedly violating federal, state law in termination

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

October 21, 2019

A former Pitt employee filed a civil complaint on Oct. 4 against the University in federal court.

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