“Education is mission critical. It’s really not the case that a student can stop growing and put their life on hold.”

—Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, describing Pitt’s response to the coronavirus pandemic during a meeting of the PA Senate Education Committee

Chancellor's Spotlight

August 19, 2020

An Update on Alan Magee Scaife Hall

Chancellor Gallagher shares a working group’s findings regarding the naming of Scaife Hall, home to our School of Medicine. Read more »
August 17, 2020

Progress Check: Early Actions for Improving Racial Equity at Pitt

Chancellor Gallagher outlines steps the University has taken toward building a more inclusive campus environment for everyone—and especially for our Black peers and peers of color. Read more »
July 17, 2020

Resilience Framework July 17 Update

As the COVID-19 pandemic moves in the wrong direction, Chancellor Gallagher acknowledges the concerns of the University community while reaffirming his confidence in Pitt’s planning efforts. Read more »


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