Office of the Provost

Registration Open for the Provost’s Diversity Institute for Faculty Development

The Provost’s Diversity Institute for Faculty Development will take place April 29 to June 12 and offers faculty the opportunity to increase their awareness about diversity and to develop skills needed to teach in a diverse, multicultural environment.
Provost Ann E. Cudd

Personalizing Education: Empowering Student Experiences One Grant at a Time

The Office of the Provost awarded its 2019 Personalized Education Grants to a range of initiatives that include improving the first-year student experience, driving civic engagement and offering hands-on learning opportunities.
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Faculty Asked to Vote for Representatives to SVC Health Sciences Search Committee

The election of faculty representatives to the Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences Search Committee is currently underway. Online voting through takes place March 13-25, 2019.

Faculty Encouraged to Take 2019 Job Satisfaction Survey

All non-clinical, full-time tenured, tenure stream and non-tenure stream faculty are asked to complete the 2019 COACHE survey before it closes in early April to share with administration their level of job satisfaction.
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Questions and Answers: Search for Health Sciences SVC, Dean of Med School

The formation of the search committee for a senior vice chancellor for the health sciences and John and Gertrude Petersen Dean of the School of Medicine is underway. Read more about the search process and how you can participate.
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New Platform Helps Make the Most of a Large University

One Pitt staff member breaks down Pitt Commons, explains what staff and faculty can get out of the platform and why they should join.
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Groundbreaking Program Will Support Students With Financial Need

The Pitt Success Pell Match Program will leverage the power of the U.S. Department of Education’s Pell Grant program by matching these federal funds, dollar for dollar, up to the cost of attendance for eligible students across all five of Pitt’s campuses.
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Faculty Invited to Join a Researchers’ Writing Group

The program, part of the Office of the Provost’s IDEAL-N initiative and coordinated by the University Center for Teaching and Learning, will provide a space for interested faculty to meet weekly for two-hour blocks that are dedicated solely to research endeavors.

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.

2019 COACHE Faculty Survey Is Now Open

The Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) faculty satisfaction survey is now open. Pitt conducted the COACHE research survey in spring 2016, and the results informed a variety of programming and initiatives.