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

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”.
Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher at the February 2019 meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher to step down in summer 2023

By Martha Layne and Jon Moss April 7, 2022
Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher will step down from his position in summer 2023, the University announced Thursday morning.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher at Friday afternoons Board of Trustees meeting.

Gallagher talks enrollment at Board of Trustees meeting

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2022
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher Gallagher spoke at Friday afternoon’s Board of Trustees meeting about changing enrollment dynamics in higher education.
A photo made from a tribute video to the late Tom Richards, former chair of Pitts Board of Trustees.

Board honors Richards, approves Choudhry as CIO

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2022
Pitt’s Board of Trustees honored late chair Tom Richards at its Friday afternoon meeting, praising him and his commitment to the University.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordy’s Place on Tuesday night.

SGB hosts PittServes rep, discusses civic advising

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer February 23, 2022
Student Government Board held its weekly meeting Tuesday evening in Nordy’s Place,
The Cathedral of Learning seen from Schenley Plaza.

Pitt endowment’s first ESG report ‘being finalized’

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2022
The first Environmental, Social and Governance report for Pitt’s $5.7 billion endowment is “in the process of being finalized,” officials said Wednesday.
Pitt announced Thursday that Jeffer Choudhry will serve as the University’s new chief investment officer.

Pitt names Jeffer Choudhry as new chief investment officer

By Martha Layne, News Editor January 20, 2022
Pitt announced Thursday that Jeffer Choudhry will serve as the University’s new chief investment officer, responsible for managing the roughly $5.6-billion Consolidated Endowment Fund.
The Properties and Facilities Committee of Pitt’s Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Friday via Zoom.

Board approves $32 million student housing site acquisition, Cathedral of Learning renovations

By Natalie Frank, News Editor November 19, 2021
The Properties and Facilities Committee of Pitt’s Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Friday to discuss several renovation projects and the proposed acquisition of the Marriott Residence Inn University Medical Center to serve as possible student housing.
Thomas Richards, the chair of Pitt’s Board of Trustees, passed away Friday at 66 following a battle with cancer, University officials said Friday evening.

Thomas Richards, Pitt Board of Trustees chair, dies at 66

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief October 29, 2021
Thomas Richards, the chair of Pitt’s Board of Trustees, passed away Friday at 66 following a battle with cancer, University officials said Friday evening.
Valerie Njie, president of the Pitt Alumni Association, at Friday mornings Board of Trustees meeting.

Alumni Association president updates Board of Trustees on past year’s work

By Natalie Frank and Jon Moss September 24, 2021
The Pitt Alumni Association is working hard to connect alumni with each other and current students, according to President Valerie Njie.
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