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The Senate Budget Policies Committee held its first meeting of the year via Zoom on Friday.

Senate committee discusses budget, Outlier at year’s first meeting

By Katie Cassidy, Staff Writer September 19, 2021
The University Senate’s Budget Policies Committee held its first meeting of the academic year via Zoom on Friday, where members discussed the University’s 2021-22 budget and a subcommittee report on Pitt’s partnership with Outlier.
The Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg.

Pitt hires outside law firm to review fetal tissue research practices

By Rebecca Johnson and Martha Layne September 9, 2021
Pitt hired the law firm Hyman, Phelps & McNamara to conduct an independent review of its fetal tissue research practices to ensure compliance with state and federal guidelines, state Rep. Natalie Mihalek announced Thursday.
The budget and executive committees of the University’s Board of Trustees met Tuesday morning to approve next years budget.

Tuition hiked, next year’s budget to increase by 3%

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief July 13, 2021
Pitt’s roughly $1 billion education and general budget will increase by 3%, or $29 million, next year, following Tuesday morning approval from the budget and executive committees of the University’s Board of Trustees.
Pitt’s annual funding bill was passed by the Pennsylvania state Senate on Friday.

Senate passes annual funding bill, Pitt to receive flat funding for third year

By Natalie Frank, News Editor June 30, 2021
The Pennsylvania state Senate passed Pitt’s annual funding bill on Friday, sending it to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk. The University is set to receive flat funding of $151,507,000, which would be the third year in a row that Pitt would receive the same level of funding.
Senate Council held its monthly meeting last Thursday afternoon via Zoom, which was the final meeting of the 2020-21 academic year.

Senate Council passes resolution urging vaccine requirement for fall

By Allison Radziwon, Staff Writer May 26, 2021
As universities across the nation make decisions on a possible COVID-19 vaccine requirement, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said COVID-19 vaccination rates of Pitt students and faculty will affect the University’s planning for the fall semester.
The Office of Community and Governmental Relations and the Pitt Alumni Association welcomed about 65 people virtually on Tuesday to Pitt Day in Harrisburg. At this event, students and other members of the Pitt community advocated for increased funding from the state and spoke directly with state legislators and their aides.

Pitt community advocates for state funding in turbulent budget cycle

By Tanner Vradenburg, For The Pitt News March 29, 2021
The Office of Community and Governmental Relations and the Pitt Alumni Association welcomed about 100 people virtually on Tuesday to Pitt Day in Harrisburg. The Pitt community advocated for increased funding from the state amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher discussed University initiatives at Wednesday afternoons Senate Council meeting.

Pitt to distribute more than $15 million to students from federal COVID-19 aid

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor February 19, 2021
Pitt is distributing more than $15 million directly to student financial aid from federal COVID-19 funds, the University announced in a Thursday morning press release.
Flat tuition, 6% cut in next year’s budget

Flat tuition, 6% cut in next year’s budget

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief July 15, 2020
Pitt’s nearly $1 billion education and general budget will contract by around 5.9%, or $51.6 million, next year, following Wednesday morning approval.
Pitt announced Monday that faculty and staff have been offered voluntary retirement programs.

Voluntary retirement program offered to faculty, staff

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief June 16, 2020
Pitt announced Monday that faculty and staff have been offered voluntary retirement programs in an effort to reduce costs for the University during budget uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pitt’s budget, which reached nearly $2.4 billion in fiscal year 2020, is composed of three separate, smaller budgets.

Pitt’s budget and endowment, explained

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief May 22, 2020
Pitt’s budget, and the process to craft it, is full of jargon and specialized terminology. This guide attempts to explain how the annual University budget is put together, as well as the different pieces that compose the budget and endowment.
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