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Pitt adds 10 new COVID-19 cases since last Thursday

Pitt adds 10 new COVID-19 cases since last Thursday

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief

July 10, 2020

Pitt added 10 new COVID-19 cases, composed of six students and four employees, as of Friday’s weekly case report.

Narduzzi reported as highest-paid non-officer for third-straight year

Coach Narduzzi is the highest-paid non-officer employee at Pitt.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor

July 10, 2020

Pitt released a list of its 25 highest-paid non-officer positions for fiscal year 2019 as required for all state-related universities by Pennsylvania’s Right-To-Know Law.

‘What did we do to deserve this?’: International students worried about new ICE guidelines

The COVID-19 pandemic causes uncertainty about returning for the fall semester for many of Pitt’s more than 3,100 international students.

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer

July 10, 2020

International students at Pitt say they are gravely concerned over new U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement guidelines announced Monday, which would force them to leave the country if the University moves classes online only for the fall.

More than 1,000 people sign letter urging University action against ICE guidance

More than 1,000 people sign letter urging University action against ICE guidance

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer

July 9, 2020

More than 1,000 people have signed an open letter penned by four graduate students in the English department to Pitt’s administration urging the University to take swift action.

Faculty voice concerns as fall semester approaches

Faculty convened via Zoom and voiced numerous, wide-ranging concerns Tuesday afternoon about Pitt’s plans for the fall semester.

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief

July 8, 2020

Faculty have raised flags about a lack of shared governance in parts of the process and a lack of information provided by the administration.

Pitt COVID-19 cases triple in one week

The Cathedral of Learning watches over an empty Pitt campus.

By Ashton Crawley and Jon Moss

July 2, 2020

COVID-19 cases at Pitt have tripled since last Friday, with a total of 14 students and 5 employees now testing positive, as of Thursday.

Pitt announces meal plan changes for fall

The University’s current dining contract with Sodexo will expire this summer with a new contract starting July 1. Planning for the contract transition to a new vendor or renewal with Sodexo would take place between March and July.

By Ashton Crawley, Senior Staff Writer

July 2, 2020

Pitt announced several updates to student meal plans in a Thursday email, as part of changes being implemented by incoming dining contractor Compass Group.

New committee to implement fall reopening

The Cathedral of Learning watches over an empty Pitt campus.

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief

July 2, 2020

Pitt has established a resiliency steering committee which will help implement reopening for the fall semester.

Pitt establishes reopening postures for the fall, amidst pandemic

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher at a Senate Council meeting.

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief

June 30, 2020

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher announced Tuesday that Pitt has established three reopening postures and universal health rules to guide the University through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Pitt to release new COVID-19 case numbers weekly

The Cathedral of Learning watches over an empty Pitt campus.

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief

June 29, 2020

Pitt officials said Monday that they would start releasing COVID-19 case information weekly on Fridays.

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