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April 7, 2022

A Message From Chancellor Gallagher

Chancellor Gallagher shares his intention to step down from his role as chancellor in summer 2023.

March 21, 2023

2023 Appropriations Testimony

Chancellor Gallagher discusses the vital role state funding plays in supporting a tuition discount for Pennsylvania's students and families. Read more »
March 10, 2023

Key Leadership Change

Chancellor Gallagher announces that Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Ann E. Cudd is Portland State University’s next president. Read more »
March 8, 2023

A Radical Shift Needed to Fix State's Higher Ed System

Chancellor Gallagher's op-ed in the Post-Gazette praises Gov. Josh Shapiro's call for a new model for supporting higher education in Pennsylvania. Read more »
July 15, 2022

Density and Dynamism Are the Future of Oakland

Chancellor Gallagher and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald's op-ed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette calls for the continued evolution of Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood. Read more »
July 14, 2022

2023 University Budget Update

Earlier today, our Board of Trustees’ Executive Committee convened and approved the University of Pittsburgh’s operating and capital budgets for the 2022-2023 academic year. Read more »
March 31, 2022

Help Us Save the State-Funded Tuition Rate for Nearly 17,000 Pitt Students 

Chancellor Gallagher urges the University community to sign up for Pitt Advocates and help preserve the in-state tuition discount. Read more »
March 3, 2022

The State-Funded Tuition Discount Is a Powerful Benefit for Pennsylvanians

Chancellor Gallagher advocates for the state to continue its commitment to funding a tuition discount for Pennsylvania’s students and families. Read more »
January 12, 2022

Pitt Seed Project: The Reboot

The Pitt Seed Project is back—and better than ever. The program, now in its fifth cycle, aids faculty and staff in developing ideas that will advance the University of Pittsburgh’s strategic plan and have a systemwide impact. Read more »
December 17, 2021

Omicron and Pitt's Spring Term

Chancellor Gallagher addresses the growing alarm and uncertainty over the spread of the omicron variant of COVID-19. Read more »
July 23, 2021

Pitt’s Virus Control Program for the Fall

Chancellor Gallagher shares how the University's plans will continue to protect students, faculty and staff amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more »
July 14, 2021

Meet the Fourth Class of Pitt Seed Awardees

The University is funding 20 new faculty and staff projects as part of the Pitt Seed Grants program, which provides startup funding to projects that support the goals of Pitt’s strategic plan. Read more »
July 13, 2021

The University's Operating and Capital Budgets

Chancellor Gallagher outlines the University's efforts to move on from last year’s budget disruption and begin to engage in a fuller recovery. Read more »
July 1, 2021

Pitt’s Stance on COVID-19 Vaccinations for the Fall Term

Chancellor Gallagher previews how the University will approach infection prevention and control measures and urges the Pitt community to get vaccinated. Read more »
June 30, 2021

Plan for Pitt

Chancellor Gallagher shares how the University’s new strategic plan, which will be implemented this fall, will elevate Pitt’s people, programs and purpose during the next five years. Read more »
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 »