Honors Convocation Celebration

"You're part of an elite cohort of individuals who exemplify the best and brightest minds that Pitt has to offer, and you're helping to ensure that our University remains one of the greatest institutions in the world."

—Chancellor Gallagher to students and scholars at the University's 41st Honors Convocation ceremony on Feb. 24, 2017

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.



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