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Pitt Faculty Assembly members discuss Pitt potentially removing its mask mandate on Wednesday afternoon.

Faculty Assembly discusses mask mandate, budget policy and more

By Colm Slevin, Senior Staff Writer March 17, 2022
In its Wednesday virtual meeting, Faculty Assembly discussed Pitt potentially removing its mask mandate and voted on a budget policy recommendation and a resolution banning external interference on what can or cannot be covered in courses.
The Senate Budget Policies Committee discussed Pitt’s salary appeals policy, Budget ReSTART and the role of Planning and Budgeting Committees under the University’s new budget model at Friday’s meeting.

Senate committee discusses salary appeals, vision for new budget model

By Alexandra Ross, Staff Writer January 23, 2022
The Senate Budget Policies Committee discussed Pitt’s salary appeals policy and the role of Planning and Budgeting Committees under the University’s new budget model, Budget ReSTART, at its first meeting of the spring semester.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher recently approved Pitt’s new budget model, called Budget ReSTART.

Pitt to move forward with new budget model amid concerns over ‘rushed’ process

By Alaina Goldberg, For The Pitt News November 19, 2021
Pitt will transition from its current incremental budget process to a new model called Budget ReSTART in fiscal year 2023, which begins July 1. But some shared governance leaders have concerns about the process used to develop the new budget model.
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.
Retention of the current undergraduate class was at 94% as of Friday morning, University officials said, which might be the highest the number has ever been.

Admissions numbers look ‘very good’ so far, Pitt says

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief May 15, 2020
Pitt’s admissions numbers for the fall look “very good” currently, despite uncertainty due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, University officials said Friday.
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