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Institutional Master Plan draft details the Oakland of the future

Institutional Master Plan draft details the Oakland of the future

By Natalie Frank, Staff Writer

12:06 am

The University released a draft of its Institutional Master Plan on Oct. 15, with proposed campus improvements to be rolled out over the next 10 to 25 years.

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.

SGB pens open letter urging passage of gun reform legislation

SGB pens open letter urging passage of gun reform legislation

By Emily Drzymalski, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

Student Government Board’s meeting Tuesday night began with a moment of silence offered by President Zechariah Brown to honor the one-year commemoration of the Tree of Life massacre.

Senate committee talks changes to upper campus, parking

Senate committee talks changes to upper campus, parking

By Vaibhav Gupta, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

Students heading to upper campus face a seemingly unending set of stairs — and not much else.

Pitt exploring plans for hotel and conference center next to University Club

Pitt exploring plans for hotel and conference center next to University Club

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

September 15, 2019

Up ahead in the distance on Fifth Avenue, Pitt students may soon look up and see a shimmering light — a University-owed hotel and conference center may soon come to sit across from Litchfield Towers.

Planned SCI building will “transform” campus

Planned SCI building will “transform” campus

By Brian Gentry, Senior Staff Writer

August 28, 2019

One University official said Wednesday that One Bigelow will “transform” the campus and compared the new complex to the Cathedral of Learning.

Pitt to hold listening sessions on One Bigelow project

Pitt to hold listening sessions on One Bigelow project

By Jon Moss, News Editor

July 25, 2019

Pitt announced it will hold three community engagement sessions and two “report back” meetings during August to solicit feedback on the One Bigelow project, a part of the University's campus master plan.

Board committee approves major construction projects

Board committee approves major construction projects

By Vaibhav Gupta, Staff Writer

June 27, 2019

At a public meeting in Posvar Hall Thursday morning, the property and facilities committee of Pitt’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved several major leases and construction projects, a major step in starting to turn the campus master plan into reality.

Planning underway for new recreation center

Planning underway for new recreation center

By Jon Moss, Contributing Editor

April 18, 2019

Planning efforts are now underway for a new multistory recreation center to be built on middle campus, something campus administrators say students have long asked for.

Pitt finalizes Campus Master Plan

Pitt finalizes Campus Master Plan

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

After more than a year and a half of development, Pitt’s Campus Master Plan, or CMP, was released on Feb. 11. The CMP is a detailed outline of the future of Pitt’s Oakland campus and its plan for development over the next 20 to 30 years.

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