Staff

Clyde Wilson Pickett in a red bowtie and dark suit
Clyde Wilson Pickett, a leading expert in higher education diversity and inclusion strategy and School of Education alum, is set to begin at the University in July 2020.
A woman in a beige top and a man in a light blue dress shirt wave
About 65 carloads of fans made their way past Arthur S. Levine’s home for a surprise parade to commemorate his 20-plus years as dean of the medical school and senior vice chancellor of the health sciences.
She’s Got Spirit: How About You?
From blue and gold sweets to sporting Pitt gear from head to toe, College of Business Administration staffer Jody Federer leads the way in building team pride. Know of someone else who loves Pitt? Tell us.
A Pitt staff member in a blue shirt in the mailroom
Now more than ever, members of the Pitt community are recognizing each other’s hard work, dedication and willingness to go above and beyond—and the mail rooms at Pitt are no exception. Celebrate your fellow Panthers during this year’s Faculty and Staff Appreciation Week.
A panther statue
The University senior leadership team shares their gratitude during Faculty and Staff Appreciation Week, which kicks off today and runs through June 12.
Laurel Gift in a dark blue top
As assistant vice chancellor for compliance, investigation and ethics, Laurel Gift looks forward to establishing an office that serves as a centralized resource for units across the University.
David Hickton in a black suit and blue tie
David Hickton, the founding director of the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security, is taking a leave of absence from Pitt to play a critical role in overseeing how trillions of dollars in federal COVID-19 relief funding are spent.
Jones and her daughters
Ray Nell Jones, an administrative assistant in Pitt’s Office of Student Life, got quite the shock Thursday when a Zoom call turned into a giveaway from Ellen DeGeneres. Jones founded a nonprofit organization that helps single moms in need.
A person at a computer in a blue shirt
Working from home is the new norm for many employees. University of Pittsburgh experts share their advice for creating a more ergonomic work space, making time for exercise and more.
Scott O'Neal in a red sweater in front of a choir
As part of the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, public health project manager Scott O’Neal recently debuted the role of Satan in a metal opera based on “Paradise Lost.” The production was the brainchild of Stewart Copeland of The Police.