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The Pitt Faculty Assembly meeting on Wednesday.

Faculty Assembly discusses alleged unfair labor practice charge against administration, communication between union and faculty

By James Paul, Staff Writer December 2, 2022
Faculty Assembly President Robin Kear said that the faculty union is moving to file an unfair labor practice charge against the University at a recent Assembly meeting.
The Pitt Faculty Assembly meeting on Wednesday.

Faculty assembly talks faculty union criticisms, IPA policy

By Khushi Rai, Staff Writer November 4, 2022
To Faculty Assembly Vice President Kristin Kanthak, the recent actions of the faculty union are “frustrating and embarrassing”.
Wednesday’s faculty assembly meeting.

Faculty Assembly discusses HR concerns, United Way campaign

By James Paul, For The Pitt News October 7, 2022
To Alexandros Labrinidis, it’s hard to convince students that Pitt is a viable employer when the pay for research jobs is so low.
The Cathedral of Learning and William Pitt Union on campus.

Faculty assembly discusses tuition exchange policy, dependent care and retirement benefits

By Donata Massimiani, Senior Staff Writer September 8, 2022
Faculty Assembly president Robin Kear kicked off the first meeting of the academic year by reminding faculty that it’s time to start moving back into pre-pandemic expectations for their courses
Last Wednesday’s Faculty Assembly meeting.

Faculty Assembly talks community engaged scholarship, new budget model

By Colm Slevin, Senior Staff Writer May 17, 2022
Faculty Assembly President Robin Kear and Vice President Kris Kanthak discussed two documents intended to help Pitt become more equitable and uplift marginalized communities at last week’s meeting. Kanthak said the provost’s recommendations in the documents “give credit” to those who haven’t received it before.
The Pitt Faculty Assembly meeting on Wednesday.

‘Leaves me a little salty:’ Faculty Assembly discusses travel policy, campus safety

By Colm Slevin, Senior Staff Writer April 14, 2022
The Faculty Assembly met on Wednesday to discuss the current travel policy, academic freedom and campus safety.
Pitt Faculty Assembly members discuss Pitt potentially removing its mask mandate on Wednesday afternoon.

Faculty Assembly discusses mask mandate, budget policy and more

By Colm Slevin, Senior Staff Writer March 17, 2022
In its Wednesday virtual meeting, Faculty Assembly discussed Pitt potentially removing its mask mandate and voted on a budget policy recommendation and a resolution banning external interference on what can or cannot be covered in courses.
Pitt’s Faculty Assembly met Wednesday afternoon to discuss returning to in-person classes and the on-campus crime policy.

Faculty Assembly discusses return to in-person classes, on-campus crime policy

By Jack Troy, Senior Staff Writer January 21, 2022
Robin Kear, the president of Pitt’s Faculty Assembly, said at a Wednesday meeting that she can’t wait until there are no more vaccine updates.
Pitt’s Faculty Assembly met Wednesday afternoon to discuss the future of teaching at Pitt during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Faculty Assembly discusses pandemic learning, background checks and HIPAA

By Katie Cassidy, Staff Writer December 2, 2021
Pitt’s Faculty Assembly met on Wednesday afternoon to discuss how Pitt will move forward with teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as to approve two draft policies from the Benefits and Welfare committee.
Pitt Faculty Assembly members discuss the faculty union vote on Wednesday afternoon.

Faculty Assembly discusses unionization vote, Outlier partnership

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer November 4, 2021
Pitt’s Faculty Assembly met Wednesday afternoon in a hybrid fashion to discuss the faculty union vote, union contract negotiation and a report from the Senate Budget Policies Committee about Pitt's partnership with the Outlier program.
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