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Clyde Wilson Pickett named new vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion

Clyde Wilson Pickett named new vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief

June 25, 2020

Pitt announced Thursday that Clyde Wilson Pickett has been named the University’s new vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion.

Gallagher announces further steps to prevent sexual misconduct

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher plans to establish a yet-to-be-named group within the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to develop campus-wide sexual misconduct prevention education programs.

By Rebecca Johnson, Benjamin Nigrosh, and Jon Moss

January 16, 2020

Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher announced in a Thursday press release and at the Thursday afternoon Senate Council meeting that the University is expanding its community-driven response to prevent sexual misconduct.

Diversity and inclusion leader to step down

Pam Connelly, Pitt’s vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion and leader of the Office of Diversity of Inclusion, has announced that she will step down in early January.

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

November 20, 2019

Pam Connelly — Pitt’s vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion and leader of the Office of Diversity of Inclusion — will step down in early January.

Title IX holds town hall in wake of campus climate survey results

Katie Pope, the associate vice chancellor of Civil Rights and Title IX, speaks about the Association of American Universities Pitt campus climate survey at a town hall on Thursday afternoon.

By Jade Chang, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Title IX coordinator Katie Pope discussed the results of the Association of American Universities Pitt campus climate survey during a town hall on Thursday, fielding questions from an audience of about 30 people about her office’s mission.

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.

Title IX releases data, holds first-ever town hall

Katie Pope, the coordinator of the Title IX office, talks about the push to make her office more accessible.

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

October 1, 2019

Title IX coordinator Katie Pope said at the sparsely-attended town hall that the office hopes to “be more present” on campus starting this year.

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