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Aerial View Of The Cathedral Of Learning And Heinz Chapel In The Summer.

New Faculty Essentials, April 24, 2023

Office of Engagement and Community Affairs & the Community Engagement Centers
The University’s Office of Engagement and Community Affairs (ECA) is a central hub for Pitt’s community partnerships and engagement efforts, making it easier for communities, public leaders, faculty, staff, and students to forge effective collaborations. The University's Community Engagement Centers (CECs) in Homewood and the Hill District ground Pitt's neighborhood commitments in the heart of these communities. To learn more about our CECs, and to discuss project ideas and partnership opportunities, please reach out to our staff at the CEC in Homewood or the CEC in the Hill District.

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Rob Rutenbar, Senior Vice Chancellor For Research.

New Faculty Essentials, March 27, 2023

The Office of Senior Vice Chancellor for Research
The Senior Vice Chancellor for Research provides strategic vision, leadership, and partnership expertise that helps University of Pittsburgh faculty and students advance their world-class research, scholarship, and innovation. This past year, Pitt surpassed a landmark of $1 billion in research expenditures from external awards, placing the University among an elite national cohort of research peers. To learn more, read Pitt’s annual report of research.

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Diego Chaves-Gnecco, Olga Klimova, Megan Kappel, Piper Carroll, John Wallace, Joaquin Rodriguez, Provost Ann Cudd, And Sera Mathew At The Provost's Award For Diversity In The Curriculum Luncheon. This Luncheon Is Sponsored By The Office Of The Provost And Managed/coordinated By The University Center For Teaching And Learning. The 2022 Award Recipients Were Recognized An Event Held At The University Club Jan. 24, 2023. The Speakers Were Provost Ann E. Cudd And Vice Provost John Wallace.

New Faculty Essentials, Jan. 31, 2023

Provost's Award for Diversity in the Curriculum
On Jan. 24, we recognized five faculty members for their efforts to integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) concepts into courses and curricula which have resulted in changes of impact. Read more about the 2022 award recipients. Now in its sixth year, the Provost’s Award for Diversity in the Curriculum has recognized 33 faculty for their exemplary efforts to bring diverse perspectives to the curriculum, create inclusive environments, and institute changes that expand students’ cultural awareness and cross-cultural development. Applications for the 2023 award will begin in fall term 2023.

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Exterior Of Cathedral Of Learning With Bare Trees In The Foreground - Winter.

New Faculty Essentials, Dec. 14, 2022

Preparing for Spring Term
Key Dates to Remember

  • Dec. 18: Winter recess begins for students (no classes), all schools
  • Dec. 20: Fall term grades must be approved by instructors by 11:59 p.m.
  • Dec. 23, 2022–Jan. 2, 2023: Winter recess (University closed)
  • Jan. 9, 2023: Spring term begins (University Academic Calendar 2022-2023)
  • Jan. 16, 2023: Martin Luther King holiday (University closed)
  • Jan. 16-20, 2023: Week of SEISMIC (Sloan Equity and Inclusion in STEM Introductory Courses)
  • Jan. 27, 2023: Assessment and Teaching Conference (Details coming soon)

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Year Of Emotional Well-Being Graphic.

New Faculty Essentials, Nov. 17, 2022

The Year of Emotional Well-Being
Provost Ann E. Cudd announced the Year of Emotional Well-Being in April 2022, expressing that “this theme offers an opportunity to engage collectively with a focus on restoring and enhancing our emotional well-being. The pandemic underscored the importance of fully supporting the emotional welfare of students, faculty, and staff as everyone navigates the new terrain. This is a time of burgeoning research and collective reflection on our emotional needs and the qualities that make for a good life."

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New Faculty Orientation Event Sept. 20, 2022.

New Faculty Essentials, Sept. 20, 2022

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.

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