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The Properties and Facilities Committee met last Thursday to discuss resolutions to construct new buildings on the Greensburg and Bradford campuses and improvements to an Oakland campus building.

Board committee approves new building construction on branch campuses, Alan Magee Scaife Hall renovations

By Natalie Frank, News Editor July 13, 2021
The Properties and Facilities Committee of Pitt’s Board of Trustees held a public meeting last Thursday to discuss resolutions to construct two new branch campus buildings, as well as improvements to an Oakland campus building.
According to a petition, the houses at 3401-3421 Bates St. and 392 Coltart Ave. near Boulevard of the Allies are a “public nuisance” due to their dilapidated and uninhabited state.

Board committee approves Hillman renovations, new chilled water plant and off-campus property acquisitions

By Natalie Frank, News Editor June 17, 2021
The properties and facilities committee of Pitt’s Board of Trustees held a public meeting Thursday morning to approve several projects involving campus buildings. Pitt will also acquire a series of properties around Bates Street, Boulevard of the Allies and Zulema Street.
Opinion | Pitt campus additions that alumni should check out

Opinion | Pitt campus additions that alumni should check out

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist October 23, 2019
As we raise our glasses and cheer for Homecoming this weekend, we should consider who may be returning to this campus and what exactly they are returning to.
Lothrop Hall is among the facilities due for redevelopment under Pitt’s Campus Master Plan. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Assistant Visual Editor)

Chancellor releases 30-year Campus Master Plan

By Sarah Shearer, Assistant News Editor September 30, 2018

Pitt as we know it may look a lot different by the time the next generation of applications rolls in. The University released a Campus Master Plan in a Board of Trustees meeting Friday, including plans...

Heather Lyke received a contract extension to remain as the Athletic Director at Pitt through 2024 with Pitt’s hope of securing more athletic stability and success. (TPN File Photo)

Column: Lyke is what Pitt Athletics needs for steady success

By Colin Martin | Staff Writer May 30, 2018

The best way to build a strong athletic program involves consistency and a direction. It’s very difficult for schools to form their own identity with constantly changing leadership as Pitt has experienced...

Sketch of planned updates to Schenley Quadrangle. (Image courtesy of Deborah Todd)

Students react to Schenley Quad renovations

By Samuel Ruppert | Staff Writer April 11, 2018

Renovations will add more public space to Schenley Quadrangle this summer, but some students are concerned that the change will come at the expense of precious parking spots. The week before spring...

Students study in one of the newly renovated rooms in Posvar Hall, designed to be a study space. (TPN File photo)

Posvar renovations feature updated classrooms

By Thompson Wymard | For The Pitt News February 6, 2018

Erika Gold Kestenberg is quite familiar with Posvar Hall — she spent time studying there as a student in the ’90s, and now works there. The associate director of educator development and practice...

Members of the Pitt community and students gathered to observe the winter Board of Trustees meeting on February 24. Stephen Caruso | Assistant Visual Editor

Pitt Board of Trustees approves funding for renovations

The University of Pittsburgh’s Board of Trustees approved close to $44 million of renovation projects across campus at a Property and Facilities Committee meeting Friday morning. According to University...

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