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Chancellor Patrick Gallagher speaks at Friday mornings board of trustees meeting.

Gallagher ‘strongly’ recommends, expects community to be vaccinated by fall, unveils new strategic plan

By Natalie Frank and Jon Moss June 25, 2021
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said at Pitt’s Friday board of trustees meeting that while the University community can look forward to a more engaging fall semester, a fully normal academic year is unlikely unless those coming back to campus are vaccinated.
Christopher Casamento, Pitt’s ex-emergency management director was indicted Wednesday afternoon. Casamento has been accused of stealing and selling 13,500 masks and other PPE from the University’s PPE supply for personal profit between Feb. 28 and March 22, 2020.

Former Pitt employee indicted, accused of stealing, selling N95 masks

By Ashton Crawley, Assistant News Editor March 29, 2021
Christopher Casamento, Pitt’s ex-emergency management director, was indicted Wednesday afternoon. Casamento has been accused of stealing and selling 13,500 masks and other PPE from the University’s PPE supply for personal profit between Feb. 28 and March 22, 2020.
Pitt’s PPE stockroom expanded from a storage space in the Chevron Science Center to a second warehouse.

Dietrich stockroom helps provide PPE across campus

By Colm Slevin, For The Pitt News October 12, 2020
As the nation continues to churn through personal protective equipment, providing supplies for a university as large as Pitt during the COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be a challenge.
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