Welcome, Chancellor Joan Gabel! Learn about the University of Pittsburgh’s 19th chancellor. Chancellor’s Spotlight November 17, 2023Chancellor Gabel Elected as Chair of the APLU Council of PresidentsThe Washington D.C.-based membership association works to advance the mission of more than 250 public research universities, land-grant institutions, state university systems and affiliated organizations spanning across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, six U.S. territories, Canada and Mexico. November 17, 2023Chancellor Gabel on Higher Education’s Role in Keeping America CompetitiveJoan Gabel speaks about emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and driving innovation in education in a video released by the Council on Competitiveness. November 15, 2023A Message From Chancellor GabelJoan Gabel provides an organizational transition update that creates a closer working relationship with the Office of Human Resources and reinforces her commitment to employees across all campuses. View All The Plan for Pitt Since our university’s founding in 1787, Pitt has emerged as a global leader in academics, research and scholarship. Learn more about the Plan for Pitt » PITT’S IMPACT IN PENNSYLVANIA $5.2B in economic impact $1.9B in research impact 47,490 jobs $85.3M in charitable impact Community Engagement Through academics, research and outreach programs—as well as the volunteerism of its students, faculty and staff—Pitt provides health and wellness services, technology support, arts programs, business assistance, sustainability collaborations and much more. Research Groundbreakers come to the University of Pittsburgh to find answers and ask bold new questions. A research powerhouse by any measure, Pitt is consistently among the top U.S. institutions for National Institutes of Health funding. Health Sciences The University looks to its schools of the health sciences to propel scientific discovery and clinical innovation and to educate and prepare future researchers, physicians, and health care providers and administrators for 21st century careers.