The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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 during an interview in April in the Cathedral of Learning.

‘It doesn’t feel like my last year:’ Gallagher talks monkeypox, large class sizes and more

By Colm Slevin, Assistant News Editor September 14, 2022
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher spoke to The Pitt News last Wednesday about his final year as chancellor, monkeypox on campus, Pitt’s partnership with Carlow University for overflow student housing and more.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher at Pitts annual Board of Trustees meeting on Friday in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room,

Board of Trustees appoints Douglas Browning as board chairman

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor June 24, 2022
During Pitt’s annual Board of Trustees meeting, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher described the process of building support for the in-state tuition discount as “intense”.
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.
The budget and executive committees of the University’s Board of Trustees met Tuesday morning to approve next years budget.

Tuition hiked, next year’s budget to increase by 3%

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief July 13, 2021
Pitt’s roughly $1 billion education and general budget will increase by 3%, or $29 million, next year, following Tuesday morning approval from the budget and executive committees of the University’s Board of Trustees.
The Cathedral of Learning watches over an empty Pitt campus.

Pitt to require unvaccinated students to comply with stricter health rules

By Millicent Watt, Senior Staff Writer July 1, 2021
Pitt sent two Thursday emails with details about health plans for the fall in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
‘A part of history’: Commencement ceremonies adapted again for pandemic

‘A part of history’: Commencement ceremonies adapted again for pandemic

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief May 4, 2021
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said he was proud of the seniors for getting through an exceptionally difficult academic year.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher at a Senate Council meeting.

Chancellor, top Pitt officials to not receive pay increase in 2021

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2020
Pitt’s top officials will not receive a pay increase for 2021, in accordance with a University-wide salary freeze put in place because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said the University would send out more concrete guidance on the shelter-in-place period “shortly,” during a virtual Senate Council meeting on Thursday.

Students will be asked to shelter in place for two weeks before winter break, head of COVID-19 Medical Response Office says

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor October 16, 2020
All students will be asked to shelter in place for 14 days before leaving campus for winter break, according to Dr. John Williams, the head of Pitt’s COVID-19 Medical Response Office.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Thursday that it’s likely that next semester’s schedule will be compressed similarly to the fall so there aren’t vacations where people leave and come back to campus.

Gallagher: ‘Anticipate’ [email protected], compressed schedule next semester

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor September 17, 2020
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Thursday that he expects the [email protected] model to continue into the spring semester due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. He also said it’s likely that next semester’s schedule will be compressed similar to the fall so there aren’t vacations where people leave and come back to campus.
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