Campus News

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University Announces New Senior Vice Chancellor, Chief Financial Officer

Hari Sastry, currently director of the U.S. Department of State’s Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources, will be nominated to the post during the full University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees’ September meeting.
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New Academic Programs Take a Worldly View

From an interdisciplinary series about water issues in Central Asia to new minors for less commonly taught languages, there’s lots to explore this year in academics at Pitt.
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Campus Resources Help Newcomers Stay Informed, Healthy and Connected

For new students, faculty and staff members, getting acclimated to campus life can be challenging. Here’s a guide to help.

New University Calendar Launches, Features Personalized Search Options

The new calendar, developed by the Office of University Communications, hosts information about events across participating Pitt campuses, centers and departments.
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Dining Options at Pitt Please the Palate, Promote Sustainability Efforts

New food options, locations and services bring more choice to the campus community, aiming to make sustainability synonymous with Pitt dining.
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Arrival Survival Smooths Transition to College

Arrival Survival, the annual move-in event for Pitt students starts Monday, Aug. 20, on the Pittsburgh campus and runs through the end of the week. The essential information and helpful links to more details are collected here for students and their families.
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Retiring President Sharon P. Smith Praised for Strengthening Pitt–Greensburg

The fourth president of the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg has announced her retirement, effective in 2019, after more than a decade of influential leadership.

Ann E. Cudd Named University of Pittsburgh Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor

Ann E. Cudd, dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Boston University, was named Pitt’s provost and senior vice chancellor at the Board of Trustees meeting on June 29.
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Board of Trustees Approves Chief Investment Officer, Treasurer, New Members

The University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees approved the hiring of a chief investment officer and a treasurer for the University during its June 29 meeting. It also elected five new members.

New Statue Pays Tribute to Legendary Transplant Surgeon Thomas Starzl

The University of Pittsburgh recently unveiled a sculpture of Thomas Starzl, “the father of organ transplantation,” near the Cathedral of Learning. Starzl is also featured in a new documentary with Pitt origins, titled “Burden of Genius.”