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Senior Pitt official taking personal leave

David DeJong, the vice chancellor for human resources, was named the acting senior vice chancellor for business and operations Tuesday.

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief

May 7, 2020

A senior Pitt official has taken a leave of absence effective Tuesday, University officials said Thursday.

Pitt establishes task forces, working groups to plan fall semester

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Friday that the University will offer guidance to the community in early June and again in early July.

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2020

Formally established over the last several weeks, three task forces and 20 working groups within those task forces will investigate many different aspects of what life at the University could look like.

Art here, there and everywhere: Pitt to catalog, purchase public art

Provost Ann Cudd and Assistant Provost Nancy Tannery stand next to a board that displayed the words “But is it art?” after having water poured on it.

By Ashton Crawley, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Thousands of Oakland residents pass through “Light Up,” the large yellow sculpture in Posvar Hall Plaza, on their way to classes or meetings everyday, not thinking twice about it. But on Thursday, it was the center of attention.

Pitt administrators to launch new art initiative

Pitt administrators to launch new art initiative

By Jon Moss, News Editor

January 10, 2020

The University will announce a major initiative regarding art on campus later this month, according to the University Times.

Pitt exploring plans for hotel and conference center next to University Club

Pitt is looking to build a hotel and conference center in what is currently a parking lot next to the University Club and Thackeray Hall.

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

September 15, 2019

Up ahead in the distance on Fifth Avenue, Pitt students may soon look up and see a shimmering light — a University-owed hotel and conference center may soon come to sit across from Litchfield Towers.

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