News of note for the
faculty & staff community


James R. Martin II

Swanson School Dean Brings Humanistic Vision, Values to Engineering

James R. Martin II, the new U.S. Steel Dean for the Swanson School of Engineering, plans to leverage new paradigms in organizational leadership to transform not only the curriculum, but the traditional hierarchies of academia and management.
Anthony Delitto

SHRS to Provide Distance Education Through New Partnership

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences has announced a partnership that will increase the school’s ability to reach underserved populations of prospective students and patients through multiple clinically integrated online graduate programs.
Rebecca Bagley

Economic Partnerships Vice Chancellor Announces Plans to Step Down

Rebecca O. Bagley was recruited in 2015 for a first-of-its-kind role at Pitt, where she was responsible for increasing the scale and breadth of University partnerships, as well as coordinating and expanding the University’s broad efforts in economic development.


Pitt Day of Giving Celebration to Feature Food and Giveaways

The Office of Institutional Advancement is inviting the faculty and staff community to join a celebration to support scholarships, research, academic programs and student activities.

Reminder: Register Now for Mentoring and Advising Summit in March

Join colleagues from across the University to explore how to continue building a strong culture of diversity in mentoring and advising work. The second-annual event takes place March 7.

Thomas Starzl Documentary to Premiere at Carnegie Science Center

“Burden of Genius,” an award-winning documentary on the research and impact of Thomas E. Starzl, will be featured from April 12 to 18 at the Rangos Giant Cinema.

Jeanne Marie Laskas to Read from ‘To Obama’

On Thursday, Feb. 21, Jeanne Marie Laskas will read from her compendium of letters to former President Barack Obama at Hillman Library.