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University Senate Council talks grad student unions, Campus Master Plan and mental health

University Senate Council talks grad student unions, Campus Master Plan and mental health

By Madeline Gavatorta, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

University Senate Council engaged in conversation with the Graduate Student Organizing Committee at Wednesday's meeting.

University Senate Council talks state budget, unionization

University Senate Council talks state budget, unionization

By Madeline Gavatorta, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Top Stories

The 2019-20 state budget could mean significant shifts in how much students pay for college.

University Senate Council address Parran Hall, Titusville

University Senate Council address Parran Hall, Titusville

By Hannah Schneider, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, News, Top Stories

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 ...

University Senate avoids union, frat

University Senate avoids union, frat

By Janine Faust and Mackenzie Rodrigues | News Editors

January 25, 2018


Filed under 2. Featured, Administration, Campus, News

While the Pitt community is buzzing about both the recent suspension of Pitt’s Sigma Chi chapter after a student was hospitalized Jan. 19 and the faculty union organizers’ card-signing campaign kickoff Monday, the University Senate Council did not address either subject during its first meeting o...

Senate council focuses on funding

Senate council focuses on funding

By Nolan Roosa | Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under 2. Featured, Campus, News

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher opened his report at the University Senate Council meeting Wednesday by addressing the killing of Pitt student Alina Sheykhet. This was the chancellor’s first public statement regarding the tragic death. “Our community was heartbroken at the loss of Alina Sheyk...

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