Office of the Provost

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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.
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Here's how Pitt community members changed their Thanksgiving plans for celebrate safely and help out people in need.
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The late playwright and Pittsburgh native is best known for his unprecedented American Century Cycle—10 plays that convey the Black experience in each decade of the 20th century. All 10 of the plays have had Broadway productions and two earned Wilson the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
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As the Pittsburgh campus shifts to Guarded Risk operational posture this week, more courses and activities are moving toward in-person experiences. Take a look at some of the classrooms, lecture halls and tents where folks are working under the Flex@Pitt model.
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The University paused work on the strategic plan to take time to address racial equity and justice during the pandemic. The process has now resumed with opportunities for input from campus stakeholders.
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Tomorrow’s Student Self-Care Day marks a day off from classes for students to take a break and focus on the key life skill of self-care. See what programming Pitt has in store—ranging from a workout with the Steelers to a conversation about how fighting for social justice can help one’s own well-being—beginning tonight at 8:30.
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In its first year, the groundbreaking program for students with high unmet financial need essentially closed the retention gap for those eligible for federal Pell Grants—what Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Ann E. Cudd calls a “truly remarkable feat.”
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Students enrolled in classes with assigned rooms that are not currently offering an in-person experience will be able to be in classrooms to attend their remote/broadcasted class.