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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.

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 »
June 2, 2020

Statement on Racial Injustice and the Death of George Floyd

Chancellor Gallagher reacts to the death of George Floyd and the civil unrest that has followed. His message discusses the importance of standing in solidarity with African Americans and Pitt’s role in pursuing greater equity and justice for all. Read more.»
May 29, 2020

Levine Transitions to Executive Director of the Brain Institute

On Monday, June 1, after 22 years of transformative leadership at the University of Pittsburgh, Art Levine will officially step down as our senior vice chancellor for the health sciences and John and Gertrude Petersen Dean of the School of Medicine. Read more »
May 29, 2020

Planning Process Check-in

In a prior update, Chancellor Gallagher committed to sharing details of our ongoing planning activities by early June. With this milestone just around the corner, he checks in—even before the efforts of the various task forces and working groups are complete. Read more »
May 18, 2020

May 2020 Senate Council Meeting: 5 Things to Know

Chancellor Gallagher delivered his monthly report to Senate Council on Thursday, May 14. Miss the meeting? We’ve selected five notable items from the chancellor’s update to share. Read more »