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

The Cathedral of Learning.

Pitt announces committee that will select next chancellor

By Allison Radziwon and Pamela Smith September 21, 2022
Board of Trustees Chair Doug Browning appointed on Tuesday the search committee and the search firm that will find Pitt’s new chancellor, according to a media release from the University.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher during an interview in April in the Cathedral of Learning.

‘It doesn’t feel like my last year:’ Gallagher talks monkeypox, large class sizes and more

By Colm Slevin, Assistant News Editor September 14, 2022
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher spoke to The Pitt News last Wednesday about his final year as chancellor, monkeypox on campus, Pitt’s partnership with Carlow University for overflow student housing and more.
The big names: people to know at Pitt

The big names: people to know at Pitt

By Jacob Mraz , Staff Writer August 4, 2022
Let’s face it, these first few weeks on campus are likely to be a whirlwind. Right now students are more worried about getting IDs, figuring out where classes are and making friends than remembering a name they briefly heard at orientation.
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”.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher smiles during an interview in the Cathedral of Learning.

Exclusive: Gallagher reflects on tenure, decision to step down

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2022
There’s not necessarily a “natural moment” to announce you want to step away from leading a $2 billion research university, according to Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher.
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.
The Cathedral of Learning and William Pitt Union on campus.

Gallagher: Pitt’s in-state tuition discount at risk

By Martha Layne and Jon Moss April 1, 2022
Reduced tuition for in-state Pitt students is at risk, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said. He blamed “some House Republicans and a select number of their leadership” for using “unrelated issues as political bargaining chips” to not support the taxpayer-funded discount.
From left, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, Senate Council President Robin Kear and Senate Council Vice President Kris Kanthak at a meeting in Posvar Hall on Thursday.

Senate Council discusses new masking guidelines, government funding for in-state tuition

By Alaina Goldberg, Staff Writer March 24, 2022
The Senate Council started its Wednesday meeting by discussing these new guidelines. The Council, which met in-person and on Zoom, also discussed government funding for in-state tuition, the Russia-Ukraine war and external interference on what can or cannot be covered in courses.
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.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, one of the top administrators at Pitt.

Pitt to announce spring plans by Jan. 3 amid Omicron worries

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief December 17, 2021
Pitt has not yet made any changes to return-to-campus plans for the spring 2022 semester, but could do so by Jan. 3 as worries rise due to the highly transmissible Omicron COVID-19 variant.
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