Chancellor's Spotlight

Select messages to the community and news stories worth sharing.
June 19, 2018

Announcing Our First-Ever Pitt Seed Awardees

See the 23 faculty and staff projects that will receive funding to help advance the Plan for Pitt.

July 16, 2018

2019 University Budget Update

Earlier today, members of our Board of Trustees convened and approved the university's operating and capital budgets for 2019. Read more »
June 29, 2018

Pitt's Next Provost, CIO and Treasurer

I am very excited to introduce three exceptional leaders who will be joining our University community. Read more »
June 20, 2018

Pitt Report Tackles Opioid Abuse

Earlier this month, a Pitt working group generated a new report, Opioid Use Disorder: Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery, that outlines more than two-dozen recommendations tailored to our university community. Read more »
April 18, 2018

Dear Class of 2018

Congratulations! You’ve made it to graduation day and filled this academic journey with countless milestones and memories. Read more »
February 20, 2018

Questions and Answers About Pitt Seed Projects

University community members have been busy submitting questions about the Pitt Seed Projects. Read answers to these questions to learn more about this exciting opportunity. Read more »
January 22, 2018

Announcing Pitt Seed Projects

The Plan for Pitt maps out our University’s continued evolution as a world leader in learning, teaching and research. As an institution, our capacity to successfully and strategically advance this plan hinges on one vital component: You. Read more »
December 21, 2017

Federal Tax Reform Update

The final version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which Congress passed yesterday and now awaits the president’s signature, includes a number of provisions affecting higher education. Read more »
December 20, 2017

Chancellor Reaffirms University's Core Values

By working together, we can ensure that our University is free from sexual misconduct, harassment and discrimination.  Read more »
December 15, 2017

A Year to Remember

As a nod to all that we've accomplished together, we've created a short video that spotlights some of our University community's many great milestones earned in 2017. Read more »
November 21, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving, Panthers!

In the spirit of the approaching holiday, I want to take a moment to say thank you. Read more »
November 17, 2017

Pitt Community Update on U.S. Tax Reform Legislation

While we may not often think of the tax code as helping students and families, it plays a vital role in supporting those who invest in themselves and higher education and in increasing accessibility and affordability. Read more »
November 7, 2017

Provost Beeson to Return to Faculty

After eight years of exceptional service as provost and 17 years of distinguished service as an academic administrator, Patricia Beeson has informed me of her intention to step down from her current administrative role and return to faculty after the conclusion of this academic year. Read more »
October 26, 2017

Funding for Pitt: Thank You for Your Support

Last night, the House of Representatives passed the non-preferred appropriation bill that funds Pitt by an overwhelming margin of 181-5. Read more »
October 12, 2017

Chancellor's Message on the State Budget

Chancellor Gallagher calls on Pitt community members to take a stand by letting their lawmakers know that Pennsylvania cannot afford to let our state-related universities be abandoned. Read more »
September 14, 2017

Capturing the Next Pittsburgh Economy

A new report, released by The Brookings Institution, underscores Pittsburgh's potential to transform into a global innovation city and highlights the leading role that local research institutions–including Pitt and UPMC–can play in realizing this vision.  Download the report »