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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.

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.

AAU report backs up stats about domestic violence at college

AAU report backs up stats about domestic violence at college

By Rebecca Johnson, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Out of about 8,000 victims of domestic violence that the Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh serves every year, 1,300 are between 18 and 24 years of age.

Oakland Outlook | Sexual assault at Pitt: A survivor’s story

Oakland Outlook | Sexual assault at Pitt: A survivor’s story

By Megan Williams, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

For many students on campus, the truth of sexual trauma is not shocking. Its ramifications are not best understood through statistical data. How do you quantify something that is stolen from you? How do you explain that sexual assault feels devestatingly familiar and inevitable to its victims?

Senate Council discusses sexual assault report, fossil fuel divestment

Senate Council discusses sexual assault report, fossil fuel divestment

By Rebecca Johnson, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

Following the Tuesday release of a report detailing sexual assault and misconduct at Pitt, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher had strong words for Pitt’s campus culture.

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