Office of the Provost

Steve Wisniewski

Brainstorming Ways Universities Can Use Data

As Pitt's Advanced Analytics Summit returns this week for its second year, more than 30 academic institutions will gather to explore how to better use deep data in higher education.

U.N. Forum Focuses on Pittsburgh as Leader in Advancing Sustainable Development Goals

A forum during the 74th United Nations General Assembly featured Ann E. Cudd, Pitt’s provost and senior vice chancellor,...
Students paint flowerpots in front of the Cathedral for PARKing Day

PARK(ing) Day Creativity to Last All Year

From the School of Medicine’s Center for Biologic Imaging to Surplus Property, more than a dozen University departments and organizations transformed urban space to celebrate PARK(ing) Day 2019 and officially kick off the Year of Creativity.
Bruce Childers

Bruce R. Childers Named Special Assistant to the Provost for Data Science

In addition to his current role as senior associate dean in the School of Computing and Information, Bruce R. Childers will report directly to the provost and collaborate across the University with a focus on data science.

Nomination Period Open for Teaching, Research, Public Service Awards

The call for nominations for the annual Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching, Research, and Public Service Awards for faculty is now open.
Somos Pitt (We are Pitt) sign in a flower planter

New Latinx Cluster-hiring Initiative Supports Provost Diversity Priority

The Office of the Provost’s new initiative supports University diversity efforts by increasing the number of faculty members focused on Latinx issues.

The Call for Creativity

Calling all makers, all poets and scientists, all math problem-solvers and jazz freestylers: The Year of Creativity wants your submissions for proposals, programs and events.
John T.S. Keeler

GSPIA Dean John Keeler to Step Down Next Summer

Senior Vice Chancellor and Provost Ann E. Cudd announced that John T.S. Keeler will be stepping down from his role as dean of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs in June 2020.
Cathedral of Learning and violet flowers

Open Forums Scheduled for Health Sciences Senior Vice Chancellor, Med School Dean Search

The search committee will hold a series of open forums where members of the University community can share input about this role. All faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends are invited to participate.

2019-20 Academic Calendar Includes Extra Day for Winter Recess

With Christmas falling on a Wednesday this year and Christmas Eve traditionally included in winter break, Pitt's administration has approved Monday, Dec. 23, as the first day of winter break for faculty and staff.