The Plan for Pitt: Promote Diversity and Inclusion

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.
Shifting Power Structures classroom with students at tables

School of Education Receives $1 Million Grant from Gates Foundation

The award will fund a project that aims to change how educational research is performed by bringing in the voices of more educators and students of color.
Martine Luther King Jr. at his "I Have a Dream" speech in 1963 in Washington, DC

University Events Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Week

There are a variety of opportunities for faculty and staff to engage in events during Social Justice Week, which honors Martin Luther King Jr. from Jan. 20 to 24.

Info Session: Find Out How to Get Involved with the CEC in Homewood

The Community Engagement Center in Homewood will host its first info session of the semester for faculty and staff on Thursday, Jan. 23.

Equipoise Unity Luncheon to Honor Kathy Humphrey

Equipoise’s Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Luncheon will honor Kathy Humphrey, senior vice chancellor for engagement and secretary of the Board of Trustees, with the Creating a Just Community Award.

Events and Programs Honor Martin Luther King Jr. During Social Justice Week

A number of signature happenings at Pitt are scheduled for the coming week to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Check out the...