Welcome New Faculty
Provost Ann E. Cudd and Chancellor Patrick Gallagher welcomed new faculty to the University at an in-person, informal new faculty reception on Sept. 20, from 4-6 p.m. in Alumni Hall. This event allowed faculty to meet a network of colleagues with whom they will interact throughout their careers at the University. They were joined by deans, department chairs, and other University leaders.
Welcome New Faculty
Remind Students to Complete Their Teaching Surveys
Sunday, April 23, so now is the time to encourage student feedback. Let students know that their feedback matters to you, and remind them of the deadline. The Teaching Center website has additional resources and tips for improving your survey response rates. Survey results will be available on May 5.
A Message from Rob Rutenbar, Senior Vice Chancellor for Research
The Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Research provides strategic vision, leadership, and partnership that helps Pitt faculty and students advance their world-class research, scholarship, and innovation. Pitt Research connects researchers with funding agencies, government entities, and corporate sponsors, while always ensuring integrity and compliance.
Watch Now: Pitt Honors College (link to video on YouTube)
The University Honors College is looking for faculty who want to bridge intellectual boundaries, re-imagine the world around them through unique academic lenses – and challenge undergraduate students to do the same! The mission of the University Honors College (UHC) is to meet the academic and cocurricular needs of the University’s most highly motivated, intellectually curious, and socially conscious undergraduates by providing ...
A special message from Kenyon R. Bonner, Vice Provost for Student Affairs: Welcome back for spring term! I hope you had a chance to spend time doing things that bring you joy over the winter recess. I would like to share with you what new faculty should know about the resources available to Pitt students through Student Affairs, current issues of concern to our students, and how you can help our students to thrive while they are at Pitt and as they launch their careers. ...
Spring Term to Start Fully Remote for First Two and a Half Weeks
In accordance with the Provost’s announcement on Dec. 30, all classes will be fully remote for the first two and a half weeks of the semester. Classes will begin remotely on Jan. 10, 2022. Exceptions to this rule may be made by approval of the dean for programs and classes that need to meet in person. Classes will take place fully in person beginning on Jan. 27, 2022.
- For information on using Zoom please review a collection of resource articles. ...
A special message from Ann E. Cudd, Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor:
Dear Colleagues, As we make our way through finals week, I want to congratulate you on the completion of the fall term. During my many walks on campus the past few months, it has brought me great joy to see faculty and students connecting and reconnecting. Thank you for all you do to advance transformative teaching and learning at Pitt. I wish you a restful winter recess and a happy holiday season.
New Faculty Essentials, November 2021
With the end of the fall term quickly approaching, we want to direct your attention to two topics that represent important and recurring end-of-term processes: final course grades and end-of-term Student Opinion of Teaching Surveys.
FINAL COURSE GRADES Here are a few resources to help you understand the grading policies and procedures at Pitt. University Grading Policies. The Registrar's page ...
Welcome to our new monthly communiqué
As a new faculty member/instructor at the University of Pittsburgh, you invigorate Pitt with a sense of exploration, innovation, and commitment to scholarship. I am delighted that you have joined our University. Your work will energize and transform not only every Pitt campus but our region and our world. As you move through your first year, I urge you to take advantage of all the resources the University has to offer. Thank you for all you do—and Hail to Pitt! -Provost Ann E. Cudd ...