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Gallagher: ‘Anticipate’ [email protected], compressed schedule next semester

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Thursday that it’s likely that next semester’s schedule will be compressed similarly to the fall so there aren’t vacations where people leave and come back to campus.

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor

September 18, 2020

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Thursday that he expects the [email protected] model to continue into the spring semester due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. He also said it’s likely that next semester’s schedule will be compressed similar to the fall so there aren’t vacations where people leave and come back to campus.

Exclusive: On eve of move-in, Gallagher asks for flexibility during historic semester

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher at the February meeting of the board of trustees.

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief

August 10, 2020

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said he remains concerned about the upcoming semester, but has worked to reduce risk wherever possible.

Gallagher: Key fall semester dates now in question

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher at a Senate Council meeting.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor

July 17, 2020

The news comes as some students, faculty and staff have urged the University to join the growing number of colleges that are moving to online-only classes in the fall, to avoid the risks of bringing students back to campus.

Gallagher concerned about ongoing pandemic, but confident in ‘robust’ Pitt planning

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher at a Senate Council meeting.

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief

July 16, 2020

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Wednesday morning that he, too, is concerned about the state of the country at this point in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Narduzzi reported as highest-paid non-officer for third-straight year

Coach Narduzzi is the highest-paid non-officer employee at Pitt.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor

July 10, 2020

Pitt released a list of its 25 highest-paid non-officer positions for fiscal year 2019 as required for all state-related universities by Pennsylvania’s Right-To-Know Law.

Pitt establishes reopening postures for the fall, amidst pandemic

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher at a Senate Council meeting.

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief

June 30, 2020

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher announced Tuesday that Pitt has established three reopening postures and universal health rules to guide the University through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Gallagher: Pitt in a ‘watershed’ moment

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher spoke about the dual crises facing the University at Friday morning's board of trustees meeting.

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief

June 26, 2020

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Friday that Pitt is in a “watershed” moment, while dealing with the dual crises of the COVID-19 pandemic and combating racial injustice.

Nearly 800 Pitt grad students sign petition demanding funding extension

Grad union organizers

By Benjamin Nigrosh, New Editor

June 25, 2020

Pitt offered faculty a one-year tenure clock extension in March, and grad union organizers said they see a funding extension as equivalent assistance for them.

Gallagher: Pitt has ‘let down’ black students

Gallagher: Pitt has ‘let down’ black students

By Rebecca Johnson and Jon Moss

June 11, 2020

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Thursday that Pitt has failed many of its black students and is planning multiple reforms to help combat racial injustice on campus.

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