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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.

Exclusive: Gallagher reflects on tenure, decision to step down

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2022
There’s not necessarily a “natural moment” to announce you want to step away from leading a $2 billion research university, according to Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher.
Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher at the February 2019 meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher to step down in summer 2023

By Martha Layne and Jon Moss April 7, 2022
Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher will step down from his position in summer 2023, the University announced Thursday morning.
Members of the City and Pitt police stand by a bomb squad truck on Forbes Avenue.

‘Really came together’: Pitt community reflects on 2012 bomb threats

By Allison Radziwon, Senior Staff Writer March 15, 2022
Pitt community members reflected on the 10-year anniversary of the 2012 bomb threats, and the fear and stress they caused.
Robert Zoellick, former White House deputy chief of staff and deputy secretary of state, sat down Wednesday night for a conversation with Chancellor Emeritus Mark Nordenberg on history and foreign policy and how they interact in Zoellick’s new book, “America in the World: A History of U.S. Diplomacy and Foreign Policy,” as part of the Dick Thornburgh Forum.

Purpose instead of exceptionalism: Former White House chief of staff talks with Nordenberg

By Brandon Raglow, For The Pitt News April 11, 2021
Robert Zoellick, former White House deputy chief of staff and deputy secretary of state, sat down Wednesday night for a conversation with Chancellor Emeritus Mark Nordenberg on history, foreign policy and how they interact in his new book, “America in the World: A History of U.S. Diplomacy and Foreign Policy,” as part of the Dick Thornburgh Forum.
Dr. Larry Davis and Chancellor Emeritus Mark Nordenberg spoke at an event called “Will Race Always Matter?” on Tuesday.

‘Why are they angry with us?’: Larry Davis talks systemic racism

By Alice Tang, For The Pitt News September 28, 2020
Davis — the founding director of Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems, as well as dean emeritus of the School of Social Work — talked about his book and issues surrounding race at the “Will Race Always Matter?” lecture Tuesday evening. The event was hosted by the CRSP, Thornburgh Forum, the University Honors College, the Institute of Politics and the School of Social Work.
Bari Weiss, opinion staff editor and writer for the New York Times, speaks about her book “How to Fight Anti-Semitism” at Chatham’s Campbell Memorial Chapel.

NYT columnist Bari Weiss stops in Pittsburgh on book tour

By Carolyn Brodie, Staff Writer November 5, 2019
Bari Weiss is a Squirrel Hill native, a controversial New York Times columnist and, according to The Jerusalem Post, the 7th most influential Jew in the world.
Coach Narduzzi is the highest-paid non-officer employee at Pitt.

Pitt releases list of 25 highest-paid non-officer employees

By Jon Moss, News Editor June 4, 2019
Pitt released a list of its 25 highest-paid non-officer employees for fiscal year 2018, with Patrick Narduzzi, the men’s football coach, topping out at more than $3 million.
Former congressman Charles Dent speaks about his time in the House of Representatives at Monday evening’s “American Politics in the New World Order” event.

Career politician shares experiences from the Capitol

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer February 26, 2019
Charles Dent, a former U.S. congressman and career politician, shared 28 years worth of stories from the heart of America’s highest ranking political circles to the nearly 200 people who packed Ballroom B of the University Club Monday night.
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