Office of the Chancellor

A cobblestone street with a bike lane with a black SUV driving down the center lane
The new streetscape between Fifth and Forbes Avenues includes safe, separated paths for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists; updated utility infrastructure; additional landscaping and more for the Pitt campus and community.
Dick Thornburgh in a gray suit and red tie shaking a man's hand behind a lectern
The former Pennsylvania governor and U.S. attorney general was a champion of justice who left a lasting legacy both within and beyond the University.
A person in a wheelchair with checkered sneakers, a blue gown and purple gloves
As the world observes International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Dec. 3, catch up on some of the recent Pitt initiatives and research by and for people with disabilities.
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Spurred by its community of activists and change-makers, Pitt launched a new website and dashboards to hold itself accountable to becoming an institution that is more equitable. But the work is just beginning.
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At the Sept. 25, 2020, meeting of the Board of Trustees, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher reflected on the last fiscal year and highlighted ways the Pitt community came together to keep the University’s mission alive.
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The University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center has been chosen by the U.S. Small Business Administration as the national SBDC Excellence and Innovation Award winner of 2020. The center, part of Pitt’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence, was named No. 1 from more than 1,000 small business development centers across the nation.
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Perhaps you’ve heard of Senate Council but you aren’t sure what it does. This explainer introduces the group’s goals and key players ahead of today’s monthly meeting.
Carissa Schively Slotterback in a blue jacket and light blue dress shirt
Carissa Schively Slotterback will join Pitt as the dean of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs on Oct. 1. She is currently the associate dean of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.
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Established by Pitt’s Healthcare Advisory Group, three operational postures have been developed to guide the University in how restricted its activity levels should be. The postures are important for all members of the Pitt community to know and understand.
Ruth Mullen in a blue shirt and holding a spray bottle with a rag
Pitt students, faculty, staff and families are getting the first look at what an on-campus experience will look and feel like when some faculty and staff return to on-campus work and students are welcomed back for the fall.