Office of the Provost

Cathedral of Learning after the rain
The Pitt Seed Grant program, now in its fourth year, will provide funding to projects from 16 units, schools and divisions across the University and support the goals of Pitt’s strategic plan.
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Chancellor Patrick Gallagher unveiled the final draft of the framework for the new Plan for Pitt. The Board of Trustees is expected to offer its final input before the strategic plan goes into effect in the fall of 2021.
Eleanor Mattern in a black shirt, with a blurred out Oakland in the background
Meet Eleanor “Nora” Mattern, chair of the upcoming Year of Data and Society initiative.
Hallway of the Cathedral of Learning, with a student walking in the background
The Office of the Provost recently awarded Open Educational Resources (OER) funding to seven projects during the spring 2021 term...
Katie Kniess with sunglasses on bicycle with Oliver, a black and white dog, in her backpack
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.
Nicola Foote in a pink shirt and gray suit jacket
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.
Joseph McCarthy in a blue suit sitting next two two people at a table
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.