The Plan for Pitt: Build Foundational Strength

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New Dean for School of Social Work Announced

Elizabeth M.Z. Farmer, who is a professor and associate dean for research at Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Social Work, will begin her deanship on Aug. 1.
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Advocates Emphasize Importance of State Funding at Pitt Day in Harrisburg

As state legislators begin working to pass a budget by June 30, students, alumni, faculty and staff journeyed from Oakland to Harrisburg to call for predictable and adequate funding for Pitt.
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Inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame Class Showcases More Than 100 Years of History

Representing football, basketball, swimming, gymnastics and track and field, 16 former Pitt athletes were named to the hall of fame. They will be honored in a September ceremony.
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Commencement: Useful Tips for Grads, Guests

Congratulations to the Class of 2018! Find all the information celebrants and guests need to navigate commencement here. Information for both undergraduate and graduate ceremonies is provided.

University of Pittsburgh Announces Commencement Speakers for 2018

On April 26, attorney David C. Frederick (A&S ’83) will speak at the graduate commencement ceremony, and on April 29, City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto (GSPIA ’11) will speak at the undergraduate ceremony.