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Senate Council discusses deans, Titusville

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher (left), University Senate Council president Frank Wilson and liaison librarian Robin Kear (right) attend the monthly University Senate Council meeting in Posvar Hall Wednesday. (Photo by  Chiara Rigaud | Staff Photographer)

By Hannah Schneider, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher opened up his monthly report at Wednesday’s University Senate Council meeting by recognizing the two newly appointed deans of the engineering and law schools — whose hirings were announced in rapid succession over the past two days. Gallagher said he was “very excited” to ...

Pitt Board of Trustees endorses Titusville training hub

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher discusses the proposed changes to the Pitt-Titusville campus the Board of Trustees meeting Friday morning. (Photo by Christian Snyder | Multimedia Editor)

By Janine Faust | Assistant News Editor

February 26, 2018

Pitt’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution Friday endorsing a strategy to transform the University’s Titusville branch into an educational and training hub that will share space with corporations, community colleges and other outside groups. But prior to the Board’s vote on the resol...

University Senate Council address Parran Hall, Titusville

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher discusses the renaming of Parran Hall at Tuesday’s Senate Council meeting.  (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

By Hannah Schneider, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

The University Senate Council held its second meeting of the spring semester Tuesday afternoon and addressed recently contentious topics such as building names and budget concerns. Chancellor Patrick Gallagher started the meeting by discussing the current controversy about Parran Hall, which houses ...

Pitt considers closing Titusville campus

University of Pittsburgh-Titusville's J. Curtis McKinney II student union also functions as a gymnasium and a dining hall. (Photo Courtesy of the University of Pittsburgh)

By Caroline Bourque | Staff Writer

June 7, 2017

Pitt is considering several options to deal with a lack of steady enrollment at Pitt-Titusville, including shuttering the branch campus, mainly due to a lack of steady enrollment, according to a report released last Thursday. University officials released an analysis listing more problems than possible sol...

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