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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.

Pitt students visit State Capitol

Pitt students visit State Capitol

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer

March 26, 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.

Editorial | Gallagher needs to pay it forward

Editorial | Gallagher needs to pay it forward

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 21, 2019

Former Pitt Chancellor Mark Nordenberg had a history of donating large portions of his retention bonuses to Pitt. It’s time Chancellor Patrick Gallagher followed suit.

In case you missed it: News from winter break 2018

In case you missed it: News from winter break 2018

By Joanna Li, News Editor

January 7, 2019

In case you missed it, here are some news highlights that happened over winter break.

Pitt professors pursue new projects with Pitt Seed grants

Pitt professors pursue new projects with Pitt Seed grants

By Mario Cattabiani III | For the Pitt News

July 11, 2018

Pitt is investing in change this summer, beginning with projects from professors at the University. The first-ever Pitt Seed Project awarded a total of more than $1 million to 23 programs designed to play an instrumental role in transforming the University. The grants will fund a wide range of faculty...

Gallagher’s senior year: State funding, unions, #MeToo

Gallagher’s senior year: State funding, unions, #MeToo

By Ashwini Sivaganesh

April 23, 2018

At this weekend’s graduation, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher will send off the first group of seniors he also witnessed start their first days of classes at Pitt four years ago. Like most of the graduating class, Gallagher’s fourth year was a busy one. The Pitt News talked with the chancellor l...

Transcript: TPN’s interview with Chancellor Gallagher

Transcript: TPN’s interview with Chancellor Gallagher

By Ashwini Sivaganesh and Christian Snyder / TPN Staff

April 22, 2018

This is a transcript of our entire interview with Chancellor Patrick Gallagher. Click here to read our story with more context. The Pitt News: Looking back on this year, what would you say stands out compared to other years? Patrick Gallagher: I would say it was an amazing year when you think ...

Pitt announces long-time CFO’s retirement

Pitt announces long-time CFO’s retirement

By John Hamilton | Managing Editor

February 20, 2018

Pitt’s chief financial officer and senior vice chancellor, Arthur Ramicone, will retire in August after a 30-year career at Pitt, the University announced Tuesday. Ramicone, 64, is the second senior vice chancellor who will step down in 2018, following Provost Patricia Beeson’s announcement that she will leave ...

Senate Council takes issue with proposed federal tax bill

Senate Council takes issue with proposed federal tax bill

By David Solomon | For The Pitt News

November 16, 2017

The Senate Council started off with heartfelt “goodbyes” to Provost Patricia Beeson, whose hard work Chancellor Patrick Gallagher and other Senate Council members praised. “Her role for the University and for me has been tremendous,” Chancellor Gallagher said. “This will be a year-long ...

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