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

Members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives attend a session at the State Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., on Thursday, June 29, 2023.

‘Our futures are on the line’: Elected officials, students call for Pitt funding bill to pass

By Spencer Levering, Senior Staff Writer September 22, 2023
During a press conference in Schenley Plaza Thursday morning, elected officials and students held a press conference where they urged House Republicans to support a bill that would provide funding for state-related universities in Pennsylvania.
The Cathedral of Learning seen from Schenley Plaza.

Pa. House passes Pitt’s $151 million appropriation under separate bill, concerns over fetal tissue research persist

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor July 7, 2022
Pitt will receive its $151 million state appropriation after much deliberation in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher.

Exclusive: Gallagher says Pitt must take state funding battle seriously

By Jon Moss, Allison Radziwon, and Colm Slevin April 15, 2022
Pitt’s state funding and resulting tuition discount for Pennsylvania students is in doubt, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said in an exclusive interview with The Pitt News. He said the issues are not due to the state budget itself, but instead what he described as “leverage.”
Chancellor Gallagher spoke with the State Senate Appropriations Committee in Harrisburg on Tuesday.

Gallagher advocates for more state funding in next fiscal year

By Janine Faust and Benjamin Nigrosh March 4, 2020
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher testified Tuesday in front of the State Senate Appropriations Committee in Harrisburg with other executives from Pennsylvania universities, hoping to increase state funding for higher education for the 2020-21 fiscal year.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher testified Tuesday with executives from other state universities including Penn State, Lincoln and Temple in front of the state Senate Appropriations Committee in Harrisburg to advocate for their requested funding.

Chancellor seeks state funding at Harrisburg hearing

By Jon Moss, Contributing Editor February 27, 2019
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher testified Tuesday in front of the State Senate Appropriations Committee in Harrisburg with other executives from Pennsylvania universities, hoping to increase state funding for higher education for the 2019-20 fiscal year.
At the close of his fourth year as Pitts chancellor, Patrick Gallagher talked with The Pitt News about the major milestones of the year.  (Photo by Christian Snyder)

Gallagher’s senior year: State funding, unions, #MeToo

By Ashwini Sivaganesh April 23, 2018

At this weekend’s graduation, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher will send off the first group of seniors he also witnessed start their first days of classes at Pitt four years ago. Like most of the graduating...

Gov. Tom Wolf leaves the Cathedral of Learning after meeting with Chancellor Patrick Gallagher amid state funding concerns. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

Gallagher meets with Gov. Wolf amid Pitt funding uncertainties

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf met with Chancellor Patrick Gallagher Thursday morning amid a state budget impasse that's making Pitt's state funding uncertain. Wolf met with Gallagher to "reassure him of...

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