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Pitt officials ‘optimistic’ about in-person classes, deliver recommendation report to Gallagher

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Wednesday that Pitt will postpone Plan for Pitt 2025 in order to include strategies to strengthen racial equity justice on campus.

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer

May 29, 2020

Chris Bonneau, the president of the University Senate, said he is confident the planning will allow the University to resume in-person instruction, if state and local regulations permit. 

Additional students added to working groups planning fall classes, housing

Additional students added to working groups planning fall classes, housing

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

Danielle Obisie-Orlu — the president of the Resident Student Association, which represents students living in residence halls — was recently added to a panel determining what on-campus housing could look like this fall.

Editorial | Pitt reopening task forces in need of better student representation

Pitt has formed three task forces to investigate many different aspects of what life at the University could look like in the fall.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

May 12, 2020

The task force’s executive committee is missing any representation from the group most impacted by its decisions — students at Pitt.

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