Board of Trustees

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University of Pittsburgh Approves 2020 Operating and Capital Budgets

The Executive and Budget Committees of the Board of Trustees finalized the University’s budgets for the 2019-2020 academic year. The budget includes approximately $130 million for financial aid initiatives like the Pitt Success Pell Match Program and Panthers Forward.
Summer view of the Cathedral and William Pitt Union

Board of Trustees Elects Five New Members

The five new trustees, elected during the board's annual meeting on Friday, June 28, are all distinguished Pitt alumni and bring to the board a range of experience that spans decades in industry and public service.
Rendering of Bigelow Boulevard redevelopment

Board Committee Approves Bigelow, William Pitt Union Transformation Project

The project is scheduled to start Nov. 1, 2019, and will enhance the streetscape and landscape along Bigelow and the WPU grounds, improve stormwater management and make crucial upgrades to improve the resiliency of Pitt’s aging utility infrastructure.
Terry Laughlin

Former Trustee, Alumnus Terry Laughlin Honored with $2M Gift to University

A $2 million gift to the University has been made the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. The gift will establish the Terrence Laughlin Chair in Finance in the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business.
Cathedral and view down Fifth Avenue

Trustees Compensation Committee Approves Officer Salaries

The Board of Trustees compensation committee approved a 2.25 percent salary increase for Chancellor Patrick Gallagher and five officers who hold key leadership positions within the University. The salary adjustments are consistent with the cost-of-living and merit increases applied to the faculty and staff earlier this year.
Terry Laughlin

Trustee Terry Laughlin Remembered

Terrence “Terry” Laughlin, a former University of Pittsburgh trustee and vice chairman of Bank of America, died unexpectedly last week. He was 63 years old.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher at the fall Board of Trustees meeting

Chancellor Shares Annual Highlights in Report to Board of Trustees

At the fall Board of Trustees meeting held Friday, Sept. 28, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher recapped a successful year at the University, focusing his remarks on the draft campus master plan, a regional campus update and strides made in innovation at the University among other topics.

Trustees to Hold Public Meeting Friday, Sept. 28

The University’s Board of Trustees will meet in public session on Friday, Sept. 28, at 10:30 a.m. in the William Pitt Union...