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Chancellor Patrick Gallagher spoke with The Pitt News last Friday about the planning for the fall semester, running the University during the COVID-19 pandemic’s latest stage, the ongoing faculty unionization vote, off-campus health guidelines and more.

Gallagher talks fall semester, political pressure and more in TPN interview

By Natalie Frank and Jon Moss September 7, 2021
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher spoke with TPN for about 30 minutes last Friday about the planning for the fall semester, running the University during the COVID-19 pandemic’s latest stage, the ongoing faculty unionization vote, off-campus health guidelines and more.
Tyler Bickford, a professor in the English department, drops one of the first union cards at a kickoff event held by Pitt faculty union organizers in the William Pitt Union Ballroom in January 2018.

Explainer: How to vote in Pitt’s faculty union election

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer August 24, 2021
A multi-year effort to unionize roughly 3,000 University faculty will culminate in a union election starting Friday. Here is a guide to help faculty navigate the upcoming union election
Provost Ann Cudd speaks at a Student Government Board meeting on Oct. 24, 2018.

Cudd’s freshman year: affordability, unionization and plans for the future

By Jon Moss, News Editor June 28, 2019
After one year of leading Pitt’s academic programs, Provost Ann Cudd has her sights set on Pitt’s future.
The Pitt graduate student union election results were announced on April 26.

Grad student unionization vote declared inconclusive

By Neena Hagen , Senior Staff Writer April 26, 2019

The Pitt Graduate Student Organizing Committee’s three-year unionization campaign led to a final vote last week meant to determine whether or not the university's graduate student population wanted a...

University of Pittsburgh faculty unionizers make an appearance at the People’s Pride parade in June 2018. (Photo by Jon Kunitsky | Staff Photographer)

Pitt faculty file for union election

By Emily Wolfe, Assistant News Editor January 18, 2019
Faculty filed for a union election with the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board on Friday, with the aim of forming a union that would cover more than 3,000 faculty across Pitt’s five campuses.
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...

Tyler Bickford, a professor in the English department, drops one of the first union cards at a kick-off event held by Pitt faculty union organizers in the William Pitt Union Ballroom in January 2018.

Faculty show support for unionization

By Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer January 23, 2018

Jennifer Lee, a senior English lecturer at Pitt for the last two decades, said it was luck and allies in the tenure faculty that got her the job she currently holds — and she remembers realizing how...

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