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

A portrait of Chancellor Joan Gabel.

Chancellor Gabel discusses free speech on campus, reflects on first semester

By Betul Tuncer, Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2023
Chancellor Joan Gabel sat down with The Pitt News to reflect on the successes and challenges that came with her first semester as chancellor and discuss the role of universities during global conflicts and upholding free speech.
Joan Gabel, chancellor.

Names to know: People at Pitt

By Ryleigh Lord, News Editor August 27, 2023
It’s understandable that many students don’t know the who’s who of campus administrators and leaders. To help new students get their bearings, The Pitt News has compiled a list of people to know at Pitt and what they do.
Joan Gabel at a press conference in the Cathedral of Learning after being named the Universitys next chancellor on April 3.

Faculty union, SGB discuss hopes and opportunities for Chancellor-elect Gabel

By Madison Dean, Senior Staff Writer May 23, 2023
After a seven-month-long search process, the University’s Board of Trustees selected Joan Gabel as Pitt’s chancellor-elect on April 3, 2023. A search committee to find a new chancellor was appointed by Board of Trustees chair Doug Browning in September 2022. The committee included Board of Trustees members along with faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Chancellor-elect Joan Gabel speaks at a press conference in the Cathedral of Learning following her appointment.

Chancellor-elect Joan Gabel discusses unionization, ‘anti-trans’ speaker events

By Ryleigh Lord, Assistant News Editor April 4, 2023
Pitt’s Board of Trustees named Gabel, the current president of the University of Minnesota, on Monday as Pitt’s chancellor starting in July. Following her appointment, Gabel answered questions at a press conference about her stance on unionization, police relations and “anti-trans” speaker events on campus.
Chancellor-elect Joan Gabel speaks at a press conference in the Cathedral of Learning following her appointment.

Editorial | Pitt’s new chancellor-elect has the opportunity to positively impact the University’s future

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 3, 2023
Chancellor-elect Joan Gabel can provide a fresh outlook for Pitt’s future, especially regarding diversity, unions and listening to student voices.
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