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Mark Henderson named new CIO and vice chancellor

Mark Henderson will serve as Pitt’s chief information officer beginning in June.

By Joanna Li, News Editor

April 18, 2019

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher named Mark Henderson as Pitt’s new chief information officer and vice chancellor on Thursday.

Board appoints new Provost, inducts five new trustees

Former Boston University Dean of the College of the Arts and Sciences Ann E. Cudd is succeeding Patricia Beeson as Pitt's new Provost.

By Kieran Mclean | Staff Writer

July 11, 2018

The Pitt Board of Trustees appointed former Boston University Dean of the College and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Ann E. Cudd, as Pitt’s new provost Friday, June 29. The board also inducted five new trustees, including President and CEO of the Pittsburgh Penguins David J. Morehouse and...

Pitt Vice Chancellor withdraws from UMass Boston chancellor search

Kathy Humphrey, Pitt's senior vice chancellor for engagement, poses for a photo when she first got the job. Now, she has withdrawn her candidacy as a finalist for chancellor UMass Boston amid controversy surrounding the university’s selection process. (TPN File Photo)

By Grant Burgman | News Editor

May 23, 2018

Pitt Senior Vice Chancellor for Engagement Kathy Humphrey withdrew her name from consideration for the chancellor position at the University of Massachusetts Boston Tuesday amid controversy surrounding the nomination and confirmation processes. The other two finalists for the position, Peter Lyons — the vi...

Ellen Moran named as new vice chancellor

Pitt named Ellen Moran its new Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications and Marketing on Thursday. Moran formerly worked as communications director under President Barack Obama from 2008-2009. (Photo via Pitt Office of University Communications)

By Grant Burgman | News Editor

May 11, 2018

Pitt announced Thursday its communications department has a new leader with Ellen Moran, now vice chancellor for strategic communications and marketing. Moran previously served as President Barack Obama’s communications director from November 2008 to April 2009. Moran, who has been working the position sin...

Pitt partners with UPMC to hire new vice chancellor for new position

Kristin Davitt was hired to fill fundraising leadership roles at both Pitt and UPMC. (Courtesy of the University of Pittsburgh)

By Janine Faust | Assistant News Editor

September 6, 2017

In partnership with UPMC, Pitt hired Kristin Davitt Tuesday as the University’s inaugural vice chancellor for development and alumni relations and president of UPMC’s Medical and Health Sciences Foundation. Davitt’s position will have her acting as leader of the Medical and Health Sciences Foun...

Pitt hires Rob A. Rutenbar as first senior vice chancellor for research

Rob Rutenbar will begin as senior vice chancellor for research starting in July. Photo courtesy of University of Pittsburgh

By Ashwini Sivaganesh and John Hamilton / The Pitt News Staff

April 11, 2017

The University of Pittsburgh hired The University of Pittsburgh hired Rob A. Rutenbar Monday as the first senior vice chancellor for research, a new position that will oversee and integrate research at Pitt. The search for the job began in October 2016, when Pitt held four town halls to get input on hiring for...

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