The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher smiles during an interview in the Cathedral of Learning.

Gallagher touts 53% increase in first-year Pitt applications at Board of Trustees meeting

By Alexandra Ross, Senior Staff Writer September 23, 2022
According to Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, first-year applications to Pitt’s Oakland campus rose by 53% between 2021 and 2022.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher.

Exclusive: Gallagher says Pitt must take state funding battle seriously

By Jon Moss, Allison Radziwon, and Colm Slevin April 15, 2022
Pitt’s state funding and resulting tuition discount for Pennsylvania students is in doubt, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said in an exclusive interview with The Pitt News. He said the issues are not due to the state budget itself, but instead what he described as “leverage.”
Kathy Gallagher: Bridging the two Oaklands

Kathy Gallagher: Bridging the two Oaklands

By Stephen Thompson, Sports Editor April 7, 2022
Kathy Gallagher is a rare combination — both a Pitt and Penn State graduate. After completing her undergraduate degree in elementary education in State College, she returned home to Oakland and obtained a masters degree in library sciences at Pitt.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher discussed University initiatives at Wednesday afternoons 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.
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.

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

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.
Gallagher caught 25 passes for 491 yards and rushed 36 times for 392 yards as a freshman at Laurel Highlands.

Rodney Gallagher receives Pitt football offer

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor April 17, 2020
Laurel Highlands freshman Rodney Gallagher, who received a basketball offer from Capel on March 7, announced Thursday that he also received an offer from Pitt football.
Pitt to host spring commencement ceremony online.

Pitt to host spring commencement online

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Assistant News Editor April 8, 2020
Pitt announced Wednesday that spring commencement will move online this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Top 10: Things to lobby for in Harrisburg

Top 10: Things to lobby for in Harrisburg

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 28, 2019
We don’t normally enjoy interacting with those who work in the State capital but here are our top 10 things to lobby for in Harrisburg.
Students who attended Pitt Day in Harrisburg were treated to tours of the capitol, sit-down conversations with elected officials and a career-advice panel with Pitt alumni who work in the state government.

Pitt students visit State Capitol

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer March 27, 2019
Dozens of Pitt students boarded buses at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday to attend Pitt’s annual Day in Harrisburg.
Top 10: Things Pitt should be matching

Top 10: Things Pitt should be matching

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 1, 2019
Pitt will soon match any federal Pell Grant. Here are an additional 10 things that Pitt should match and reimburse.
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