Select messages to the community and news stories worth sharing.
March 18, 2021

Fall 2021 Planning Update

Chancellor Gallagher provides a look at Pitt’s tentative plans for operations this fall.

April 20, 2021

Message From Leadership Regarding the Chauvin Verdict

Chancellor Gallagher and other Pitt leaders emphasize the urgency to address systemic racism and share support resources for the University community. Read more »
January 6, 2021

Statement Following Day of Violence at U.S. Capitol

Chancellor Gallagher denounces acts of sedition and violence at the U.S. Capitol Building. Read more »
December 16, 2020

Thank You and Happy Holidays

Chancellor Gallagher shares his gratitude for the University of Pittsburgh community as a year unlike any other comes to a close. Read more »
December 1, 2020

Pitt Seed Project Year Four

The end of the year approaches and—with it—a new call for Pitt Seed Project ideas. Read more »
November 4, 2020

The Wait for Results

Chancellor Gallagher addresses the Pitt community as the nation waits to learn the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. Read more »
August 21, 2020

Advice for the Class of 2024

Chancellor Gallagher kicks off an extraordinary year by delivering an important message to Pitt's newest students. Read more »
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 »
July 15, 2020

Update on the University’s 2021 Operating and Capital Budgets

Chancellor Gallagher addresses the dramatically different fiscal circumstances the University now faces amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more »
July 2, 2020

Meet the Third Class of Pitt Seed Awardees

The University is funding 11 new faculty and staff projects as part of the Pitt Seed Grants program, which is designed to elevate exceptional ideas from the institution’s front lines. Read more »
June 30, 2020

Reinventing Our Operations to Keep the Pitt Community Safe and Healthy

Chancellor Gallagher briefs the University community on the Resilience Framework that will guide our operations in light of the shifting nature of the pandemic. Read more »
June 15, 2020

June 2020 Senate Council Meeting: 5 Things to Know

Chancellor Gallagher spoke about his recent discussions with students, tuition and more during his report to Senate Council on Thursday, June 11. Read more »
June 15, 2020

Education Is Mission Critical

Read Chancellor Gallagher's message—which he delivered during a Pennsylvania Senate Education Committee meeting—about resuming campus operations during the pandemic. Read more »
June 8, 2020

Update on Resiliency Planning

Chancellor Gallagher follows up on his prior planning update about resuming operations in the continued presence of the novel coronavirus. Read more »