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Pitt alum takes over as diversity chief at ‘pivotal moment’

Clyde Pickett, a 2017 graduate of the School of Education, was appointed as the University’s vice chancellor of diversity and inclusion in June.

By Katie Sottile, Staff Writer

August 18, 2020

Clyde Pickett, a 2017 graduate of Pitt’s School of Education, was appointed as the University’s vice chancellor of diversity and inclusion in June.

‘I hope it’s a reckoning’: Panel encourages racial justice activism in Pittsburgh

Clyde Wilson Pickett, the new vice chancellor for diversity inclusion, made his first public appearance during a Tuesday event as part of Pitt's Diversity Forum.

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer

July 28, 2020

X and other community members shared their thoughts on the Black Lives Matter movement and racial inequities in Pittsburgh at the panel discussion.

Diversity and Inclusion office reorganized in October

Katie Pope is the coordinator of the Title IX office. The Title IX office will now be included in a division with civil rights, after the Office of Diversity and Inclusion separates into two divisions: Inclusion and Access, and Civil Rights and Title IX.

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

October 9, 2019

Pitt announced Wednesday that it reorganized the offices of Diversity and Inclusion and Disability Resources and Services at the beginning of October.

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