The Plan for Pitt: Promote Diversity and Inclusion

Pitt Earns 2020-2021 Military Friendly Designation Across Campuses

The University of Pittsburgh has been recognized for its support for students in the military community. For...

Pitt Marks Black History Month with a Series of Events

Pitt’s Black History Month celebrations kick off in earnest this week, with scheduled guest speakers, panel discussions and a...

Share Stories of Service with the Veterans Breakfast Club

Veterans involved in higher education will come together to share their stories over lunch at the University Club on Feb. 28.
The KanKouran West African Dance Company dancing on stage in bright multicolored attire.

Black History Month Programming Celebrates Activism and Arts

Events throughout February celebrate Black History Month, which culminates with the University’s signature K. Leroy Irvis program, themed “Black to the Future.”
A book, titled "The Feel Trio," by Fred Moten, on a bookshelf

A One-of-a-Kind Collection of African American Poetry and Art

The Center for African American Poetry and Poetics has worked with the University Library System to create an evolving archive of posters, books and artwork from events it has hosted since its inception in 2016.

Nicole Mitchell Named United States Artists Fellow

Pitt Jazz Studies Director Nicole Mitchell has been named a 2020 United States Artists (USA) Fellow—an honor accompanied by a $50...
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Get to Know the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

With a newly expanded team and two divisions, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion is focused on serving the campus more holistically. With the expansion comes an even bigger charge to ensure faculty, staff and students are aware of its services.
E. Maxine Bruhns

A Citizen of the World Retires

After a 54-year career at Pitt, E. Maxine Bruhns announced her retirement. Her legacy includes overseeing the growth of the Nationality Rooms program from 19 to 31 rooms.
View of the Cathedral of Learning from an architectural cutout at the top of Heinz Chapel

New Office Dedicated to Prevention of Sexual Violence

Carrie Benson will lead the new education and prevention office which will focus on stopping sexual violence before it starts.
From left: Interim Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion Katie Pope; Scholar Mentor and Equipoise Co-chair Lesha Greene; Senior Vice Chancellor for Engagement and Secretary of the Board of Trustees Kathy Humphrey; Vice Provost and Dean of Students Kenyon Bonner; and  Steven Jones, special events staff member and Equipoise co-chair.

Kathy Humphrey Honored for Leadership, Commitment to Social Justice

Equipoise honored Senior Vice Chancellor for Engagement and Secretary of the Board of Trustees Kathy Humphrey with its Martin Luther King Jr. Creating a Just Community Award.