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Joe McCarthy, vice provost of undergraduate studies, is the new interim dean of the University Honors College.

Pitt names Joseph McCarthy interim dean of Honors College

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor February 17, 2021
Pitt’s Honors College named Joseph McCarthy, the vice provost for undergraduate studies, as its interim dean Tuesday morning.
Dr. Brian Primack will step down from his position as dean of Pitt's Honors College.

Honors College dean to leave for position at University of Arkansas

By Emily Wolfe and Brian Gentry April 17, 2019
Dr. Brian Primack will step down from his position as dean of Pitt’s Honors College this summer, and will be the dean of the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas beginning July 1.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher (left), University Senate Council president Frank Wilson and liaison librarian Robin Kear (right) attend the monthly University Senate Council meeting in Posvar Hall Wednesday. (Photo by  Chiara Rigaud | Staff Photographer)

Senate Council discusses deans, Titusville

By Hannah Schneider, Staff Writer March 22, 2018

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher opened up his monthly report at Wednesday’s University Senate Council meeting by recognizing the two newly appointed deans of the engineering and law schools — whose hirings...

James R. Martin, the current chair of the civil engineering department at Clemson University, was announced as the new dean of the Swanson School of Engineering by Chancellor Patrick Gallagher Wednesday afternoon. (Photo by Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor) (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

Swanson School announces new dean

Pitt named James R. Martin II — currently the chair of the civil engineering department at Clemson University — as the new dean of the Swanson School of Engineering on Wednesday. Martin is the...

Provost Patricia Beeson will step down from her position in the fall of 2018. (Photo courtesy of the University of Pittsburgh)

Provost Patricia Beeson to step down, return to faculty

By Janine Faust / Assistant News Editor November 7, 2017

Provost Patricia Beeson will step down from her position in fall 2018, Pitt announced Tuesday. The University currently has three deans who will also be stepping down at the same time as Beeson, leaving...

Pitt Law Dean William Carter will step down after the 2017-2018 academic year. (Pitt News File Photo)

Pitt Law dean Carter to step down, leaving Pitt a second dean position to fill

By John Hamilton / Editor-in-Chief June 30, 2017

The dean of Pitt’s law school, William M. Carter Jr., is stepping down to return to teaching full-time, becoming the second Pitt dean ending their tenure next spring. Carter's decision comes soon...

The University Honors College is housed on the 35th and 36th floors of the Cathedral of Learning. (TPN File Photo)

Editorial: New UHC dean has opportunity to refocus college

By The Pitt News Editorial Board June 7, 2017

If it weren’t on the 35th floor of the Cathedral of Learning, you might be able to hear the crickets from outside in the University Honors College lounge. But it wasn’t always this way. Founded...

Dr. Brian Primack will step down from his position as dean of Pitt's Honors College.

University names Brian Primack new UHC dean

By Janine Faust | Staff Writer June 7, 2017

Pitt announced researcher and medical doctor Brian A. Primack as the new dean of the University Honors College Monday. Primack will succeed Edward Stricker as the third Bernice L. and Morton S. Lerner...

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