Office of the Provost

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The Office of the Provost recently awarded Open Educational Resources (OER) funding to seven projects during the spring 2021 term...
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How far can Pitt’s graduate and professional students go? In life, the sky’s the limit. In a recent fitness challenge, they logged nearly 66.5 million steps in just three weeks.
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Following a comprehensive search, historian Nicola Foote from Arizona State University has been named the new dean of the University Honors College, effective July 1, 2021.
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Join the more than 800 advisors, mentors, faculty and administrators from universities nationwide who have registered to attend the March 11 virtual event, now in its fourth year.
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The Provost’s Award for Diversity in the Curriculum recognizes faculty members who integrate diversity and inclusion concepts into their courses and curricula at Pitt. See this year’s winners.
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Joseph McCarthy, vice provost for undergraduate studies, will serve as interim dean of the University Honors College as a search for the new dean continues.
Kenyon Bonner speaking on a stage in a blue-gray suit and a collared shirt and tie
The relationship between health and safety, belongingness and academic success has never been clearer, which is why Pitt is moving to transform Student Affairs under the leadership of Vice Provost Kenyon Bonner. The search for a new dean of students will begin in the coming weeks.
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The Office of the Provost has established a Sustainability Distinction, which adds to transcripts a credential signaling the student’s academic, community service and professional commitment to sustainability.
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Lorie Johnson-Osho will manage and refine faculty development programs and workshops, help foster skill development and more. She begins her work on Dec. 7, 2020.
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The syllabus, lectures and reading lists from “Anti-Black Racism: History, Ideology, and Resistance” are now available to anyone interested in taking the virtual Pitt course.