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Fossil Free Pitt ends occupation of Cathedral

Fossil Free Pitt ends occupation of Cathedral

By Janine Faust, Editor-in-chief

March 4, 2020

The Fossil Free Pitt Coalition ended their occupation of the Cathedral at 9 a.m. this morning, according to organizers.  “We are grateful to all the students faculty staff and community members who came out to support us with things ranging from bodies to food to just general spreading awareness...

Context: February Board of Trustees meeting

Context: February Board of Trustees meeting

By Jon Moss, News Editor

February 28, 2020

Pitt’s Board of Trustees will hold its first meeting of 2020 in the William Pitt Union’s Assembly Room on Friday at 10:30 a.m. to provide an update on University affairs to the community.

Editorial: Board needs to be more transparent about divestment process

Editorial: Board needs to be more transparent about divestment process

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 26, 2020

The Board’s voting process is largely shrouded in mystery, leaving the public unsure of the exact agenda of the meeting. Pitt’s Board of Trustees needs to remedy this and be more transparent and timely about the road to divestment.

Board committee approves Master Plan support projects

Board committee approves Master Plan support projects

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

November 19, 2019

The bathrooms in Litchfield Tower B will soon receive a face-lift, following project approval by the properties and facilities committee of the Board of Trustees.

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.

Board approves new trustee, revised bylaws

Board approves new trustee, revised bylaws

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

September 27, 2019

At its meeting Friday morning  at Pitt’s Johnstown campus, the University’s Board of Trustees approved several measures.

Context: September Board of Trustees meeting

Context: September Board of Trustees meeting

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

September 26, 2019

Pitt’s Board of Trustees will hold its third meeting of 2019 on Friday, providing an update on University affairs to the community.

Board committee approves revised bylaws, mission statements

Board committee approves revised bylaws, mission statements

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

September 12, 2019

At a public meeting in Posvar Hall Thursday morning, the governance and nominating committee of Pitt’s Board of Trustees approved several measures.

What you missed this summer: tuition hikes, union developments, Ethan Kozak

What you missed this summer: tuition hikes, union developments, Ethan Kozak

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor

August 19, 2019

We’ve rounded up a few of the summer’s biggest headlines, in case you missed them.

Board committees update mission statements

Board committees update mission statements

By Martha Layne and Emily Wolfe

July 9, 2019

Several committees of Pitt’s Board of Trustees updated their mission statements at meetings in late June.

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