Spotlights & News

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher

From the Chancellor: Advancing Our Community-Driven Response to Preventing Sexual Misconduct

January 22
In a message to the University community, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher writes how community-driven efforts have advanced over the last three months and shares early milestones.
View of the Cathedral of Learning from an architectural cutout at the top of Heinz Chapel

New Office Dedicated to Prevention of Sexual Violence

January 22
Carrie Benson will lead the new education and prevention office which will focus on stopping sexual violence before it starts.
From left: Interim Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion Katie Pope; Scholar Mentor and Equipoise Co-chair Lesha Greene; Senior Vice Chancellor for Engagement and Secretary of the Board of Trustees Kathy Humphrey; Vice Provost and Dean of Students Kenyon Bonner; and  Steven Jones, special events staff member and Equipoise co-chair.

Kathy Humphrey Honored for Leadership, Commitment to Social Justice

January 22
Equipoise honored Senior Vice Chancellor for Engagement and Secretary of the Board of Trustees Kathy Humphrey with its Martin Luther King Jr. Creating a Just Community Award.
Outside the Cathedral of Learning

New Benefit Helps Employees with Student Loan Debt

January 22
A new partnership through TIAA offers Pitt employees resources to navigate federal student loan forgiveness programs, an alignment with a broader University priority of access and affordability.
Ideas for Plan for Pitt 2025 on a board

Diverse Collaboration at the Heart of Strategic Planning Workshops

January 22
At a recent workshop session, members of the Pitt community discussed the 2025 Plan for Pitt and brainstormed ways to evolve the University’s strategy for the next half-decade.
A Pitt Logistics and Printing Services employee loads the wrapped textiles bins into a truck for delivery.

Recycling Program Creates a New Life for Textiles

January 22
When you think of recycling, you may think primarily of glass, metals and paper, but a new sustainability initiative will offer the Pitt community a way to keep textiles—including clothing and accessories—out of the landfill.
"Light Up"

Public Art on Campus Gets A Closer Look

January 22
A new steering committee is being formed to take a closer look at public art on the Pittsburgh campus and to discuss what pieces might be added in the future.