Chancellor's Spotlight

Select messages to the community and news stories worth sharing.
October 29, 2018

Tree of Life Tragedy: Where We Go From Here

I write to you with a sense of great sadness and at a time of enormous grief for our Pittsburgh community.

November 2, 2018

Pitt Together: Stronger Than Hate

On Monday, Nov. 5, the University of Pittsburgh community will gather at noon on the Cathedral of Learning lawn to pay tribute to the victims of the Tree of Life massacre. Read more »
October 2, 2018

Introducing Panthers Forward

Panthers Forward is an exciting new program—open to Pitt seniors graduating in spring 2019–that reduces the burden of student loans and supports student success. Read more »
September 27, 2018

Lessons Worth Reviewing

At Pitt, we’ve learned some valuable lessons in tackling the tough topics of sexual harassment and sexual assault prevention on our campuses. Read more »
September 13, 2018

Preparing for the Impact of Hurricane Florence

From our campus here in Pittsburgh, we are watching the news stories evolve—anxiously following the approach of Hurricane Florence. Read more »
August 27, 2018

Welcome to Pitt!

It’s hard to believe that the first day of classes is already upon us. Perhaps the amazing amount of change we’ve packed into these last few months has contributed to summer’s rapid run. Read more »
July 16, 2018

2019 University Budget Update

Earlier today, members of our Board of Trustees convened and approved the university's operating and capital budgets for 2019. Read more »
June 29, 2018

Pitt’s Next Provost, CIO and Treasurer

I am very excited to introduce three exceptional leaders who will be joining our University community. Read more »
June 20, 2018

Pitt Report Tackles Opioid Abuse

Earlier this month, a Pitt working group generated a new report, Opioid Use Disorder: Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery, that outlines more than two-dozen recommendations tailored to our university community. Read more »
June 19, 2018

Announcing Our First-Ever Pitt Seed Awardees

See the 23 faculty and staff projects that will receive funding to help advance the Plan for Pitt. Read more »
April 18, 2018

Dear Class of 2018

Congratulations! You’ve made it to graduation day and filled this academic journey with countless milestones and memories. Read more »
February 20, 2018

Questions and Answers About Pitt Seed Projects

University community members have been busy submitting questions about the Pitt Seed Projects. Read answers to these questions to learn more about this exciting opportunity. Read more »
January 22, 2018

Announcing Pitt Seed Projects

The Plan for Pitt maps out our University’s continued evolution as a world leader in learning, teaching and research. As an institution, our capacity to successfully and strategically advance this plan hinges on one vital component: You. Read more »
December 21, 2017

Federal Tax Reform Update

The final version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which Congress passed yesterday and now awaits the president’s signature, includes a number of provisions affecting higher education. Read more »
December 20, 2017

Chancellor Reaffirms University’s Core Values

By working together, we can ensure that our University is free from sexual misconduct, harassment and discrimination.  Read more »
December 15, 2017

A Year to Remember

As a nod to all that we’ve accomplished together, we’ve created a short video that spotlights some of our University community's many great milestones earned in 2017. Read more »