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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.
After Pitt experienced an increase in COVID-19 cases after St. Patrick’s Day parties, Dr. John Williams, the head of the COVID-19 Medical Response Office, presented a more optimistic picture of Pitt’s pandemic outlook Thursday afternoon.

Pitt officials address COVID-19 case spike, mitigation rules

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor March 26, 2021
After Pitt experienced an increase in COVID-19 cases following large St. Patrick’s Day parties, Dr. John Williams presented a more optimistic picture of Pitt’s pandemic outlook at Thursday afternoon’s Senate Council meeting.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher sent an email Thursday morning with information about Pitt's plans for the fall.

Pitt plans for fall semester to look ‘more like normal’

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor March 18, 2021
Chancellor Gallagher announced this morning that Pitt is planning for on-campus, in-person instruction for the majority of classes for the fall semester.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher spoke  about several issues facing the University at Friday's Board of Trustees meeting.

Gallagher reflects on one year of COVID-19

By Rebecca Johnson and Jon Moss February 26, 2021
Gallagher said at Friday’s Board meeting that it’s taken “every single person in this University to adapt and change in ways that we didn’t even understand when we were doing it.”
The compensation committee of the Board of Trustees met Friday afternoon to approve the salary for the new senior vice chancellor for business and operations.

Board approves pandemic appreciation resolution, DeJong as business & operations chief

By Rebecca Johnson and Jon Moss February 26, 2021
Pitt’s Board of Trustees took several actions at its Friday morning meeting, including approval of a resolution expressing appreciation for all the Pitt community has done to adapt to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher discussed University initiatives at Wednesday afternoon's 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.
The Fossil Free Pitt Coalition unveiled a billboard Monday morning that it purchased near the intersection of Boulevard of the Allies and Bates Street in South Oakland.

‘The world is watching’: Fossil Free Pitt unveils billboard in South Oakland

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor February 15, 2021
The Fossil Free Pitt Coalition unveiled a billboard Monday morning at the corner of the Boulevard of the Allies and Bates Street in South Oakland. The billboard features two eyes and the words, “PITT THE WORLD IS WATCHING, DIVEST NOW.” 
Chancellor Partick Gallagher spoke with The Pitt News about planning for the spring semester, running the University during the COVID-19 pandemic and what April graduation could look like.

Gallagher talks spring semester, vaccines and more in TPN interview

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief January 27, 2021
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Pitt is working to carry forward “what worked best in the fall” to the spring semester.
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Gallagher says Pitt ‘best in class of major universities’ in COVID-19 performance, looks to spring semester

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor December 10, 2020
Amid rising COVID-19 case numbers, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Pitt will use similar techniques from the fall to slow the spread of the virus in the spring such as the shelter-in-place period as well as “pods” to limit social interaction.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher at a Senate Council meeting.

Chancellor, top Pitt officials to not receive pay increase in 2021

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2020
Pitt’s top officials will not receive a pay increase for 2021, in accordance with a University-wide salary freeze put in place because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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