About the Chancellor

As Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh, Patrick Gallagher, PhD, serves as a public advocate for the University's interests and as a leader who sets its goals and governs its progress. Learn more about the Office of the Chancellor.

Our University

Founded in 1787, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.


Chancellor Gallagher works closely with faculty, staff, students, alumni, community members, and others to further Pitt's missions of education, research, and economic development. View photos of the chancellor with members and friends of the University, as well as prestigious visitors to campus.



RT : The inaugural / Times Higher Education rankings put Pitt 13th among publics nationwide. (And names us the public in the state!)
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RT : While we're talking rankings, named us one of the top 100 innovative universities in the world! https://t.co/BJgAzaqcVQ
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