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Pitt announces no in-person classes until at least Sept. 14

The Cathedral of Learning watches over an empty Pitt campus.

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor

August 19, 2020

Provost Ann Cudd said in a Wednesday afternoon email that there will be no in-person classes on Monday, extending online learning until at least Sept. 14 to allow for all students to start in-person classes at the same time.

Pitt to empty Forbes-Craig Apartments, frustrating residents

Forbes-Craig Apartments is located across from the Carnegie Museum of Art in Oakland.

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief

August 19, 2020

Pitt will empty Forbes-Craig Apartments, an on-campus apartment building located at the corner of Forbes Avenue and South Craig Street, by the end of this week.

Student orgs prepare for fall with video tours, book clubs and more

Black Loud and Queer, a new club at Pitt, has decided to meet only online for this semester.

By Ashton Crawley, Assistant News Editor

August 18, 2020

A big part of campus life involves joining clubs, but with the fall semester quickly approaching, many things are still being decided. Some campus organizations are getting creative with things like video tours, book clubs and more.

Pitt alum takes over as diversity chief at ‘pivotal moment’

Clyde Pickett, a 2017 graduate of the School of Education, was appointed as the University’s vice chancellor of diversity and inclusion in June.

By Katie Sottile, Staff Writer

August 18, 2020

Clyde Pickett, a 2017 graduate of Pitt’s School of Education, was appointed as the University’s vice chancellor of diversity and inclusion in June.

Rosfeld wrongful termination lawsuit dismissed

U.S. District Judge J. Nicholas Ranjan said there was no evidence to suggest Rosfeld's resignation was coerced under duress.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor

August 12, 2020

Rosfeld filed a civil complaint in January against the University, Pitt police Chief James Loftus and Kathy Humphrey, the senior vice chancellor for engagement, for allegedly violating his due process rights and the 14th Amendment in his Jan. 18, 2018 termination.

Exclusive: On eve of move-in, Gallagher asks for flexibility during historic semester

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher at the February meeting of the board of trustees.

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief

August 10, 2020

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said he remains concerned about the upcoming semester, but has worked to reduce risk wherever possible.

Pitt says acknowledgement document “not a waiver of liability”

The Cathedral of Learning watches over an empty Pitt campus.

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer

August 9, 2020

Pitt said in a statement that one of the documents — a “return to campus student acknowledgement” — is not a liability waiver, but instead a form asking students to recognize the proper behaviors to minimize the risk of the coronavirus.

Pitt adds 8 new COVID-19 cases since last Friday

The Cathedral of Learning watches over an empty Pitt campus.

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief

August 7, 2020

The University has had a total of 31 students and 20 employees test positive since June 26, with all students and nine employees recovered thus far.

Pitt adds 4 new COVID-19 cases since last Friday

The Cathedral of Learning watches over an empty Pitt campus.

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief

July 31, 2020

The University has had a total of 27 students and 16 employees test positive since June 26, with 24 students and nine employees recovered thus far.

Unclear when fall classes will move in person, Pitt officials say

The Cathedral of Learning watches over an empty Pitt campus.

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief

July 30, 2020

Pitt officials would not commit on Thursday to a specific or estimated date for when fall classes will move from online only to in person.

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