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The Senate Budget Policies Committee held its first meeting of the year via Zoom on Friday.

Senate committee discusses budget, Outlier at year’s first meeting

By Katie Cassidy, Staff Writer September 19, 2021
The University Senate’s Budget Policies Committee held its first meeting of the academic year via Zoom on Friday, where members discussed the University’s 2021-22 budget and a subcommittee report on Pitt’s partnership with Outlier.
Three students read the sign where Pitt greets its largest incoming class ever this year — a total of 5,195 students.

Pitt works to make room for largest ever first-year class

By Clare Sheedy, Staff Writer August 31, 2021
With a first-year class of 5,195 students, Pitt struggled to accommodate the large number of students. Departments hired new staff and added new class sections, and the University leased a hotel for housing.
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