February 6, 2019 - 9:31am
Lisa Garland Named Director of Talent Acquisition
Lisa Garland will bring experience driving recruitment strategies and exploring sourcing channels to Pitt's Office of Human Resources as director of talent acquisition.
January 30, 2019 - 12:51pm
Staresinic Named Director of Executive Speechwriting
Chuck Staresinic, communications director for Health Sciences, will lead executive speechwriting in the Offices of the Chancellor and University Communications.
January 30, 2019 - 12:51pm
Human Connection Key to Inspiring Participation in United Way Campaign
At Pitt Business, Kristy Bronder manages the United Way Campaign across multiple departments in different locations and her efforts have helped to achieve increases in participation rates and special events.
January 16, 2019 - 10:19am
Award-Winning Flutist, Composer and Educator Named Endowed Chair, Director of Jazz Studies
Nicole M. Mitchell has been named the William S. Dietrich II Endowed Chair in Jazz Studies, effective July 1. She also will be the director of the Jazz Studies Program and a professor in Pitt’s Department of Music.
January 15, 2019 - 4:07pm
New Director Appointed to Lead University Counseling Center
Jay Darr will serve as the director of the University Counseling Center, providing clinical and administrative leadership and vision and strategic direction for the center, which serves a population of more than 28,000 students.
January 2, 2019 - 8:50am
Walton to Retire After More Than Four Decades at Pitt
After a more than 40-year career with the University, Chief Information Officer Jinx Walton has announced her intent to retire in early February 2019. Walton is responsible for the strategic implementation of technology to further the goals of the University and to support the efforts of students, faculty and staff across Pitt's five campuses.
January 2, 2019 - 8:19am
Jonassaint Named First Vice Chair for Diversity for Department of Medicine
Naudia Jonassaint, medical director of clinical hepatology at UPMC Presbyterian and assistant professor of medicine, will work to enhance diversity and inclusion across the department.
December 12, 2018 - 11:07am
Provost Names Spears Associate Vice Provost for Academic Innovation
In her new role as associate vice provost for academic innovation, Julia Spears will focus on further developing and executing the Personalized Education Initiative in the Office of the Provost.
December 5, 2018 - 11:53am
Balbier Named Director of Institute of Politics, Elsie Hillman Civic Forum
Samantha Balbier joins Pitt from the Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership. She begins her new role in early January.
December 5, 2018 - 10:05am
Ledger Named Assistant Vice Chancellor for Marketing
Kate Ledger has been named assistant vice chancellor for marketing in the Office of University Communications. She will oversee a University branding initiative and develop campaign strategies to increase Pitt’s visibility and reputation.