Chancellor's Spotlight

Select messages to the community and news stories worth sharing.
Anantha Shekhar
January 7, 2020

Announcing Pitt’s Next SVC for the Health Sciences

Dr. Anantha Shekhar is the university’s next senior vice chancellor for the health sciences and John and Gertrude Petersen Dean of the School of Medicine.

February 22, 2019

Announcing the Pitt Success Pell Match Program

The Pitt Success Pell Match Program will set into motion the most significant restructuring of financial aid in the University’s long history. Read more »
February 1, 2019

Responding to Proposed Title IX Changes

In 2018, the Department of Education proposed changes regarding the administration of Title IX on university campuses nationwide. Read Chancellor Gallagher’s response to these changes, which he submitted to the Department on Jan. 30. Read more »
January 23, 2019

Dean Levine to Transition to New Role

After more than 20 years of transformative service to Pitt, Dr. Arthur Levine has informed Chancellor Gallagher of his intent to exit his position as senior vice chancellor for the health sciences and the John and Gertrude Petersen Dean in the School of Medicine. Read more »
January 4, 2019

Pitt Seed Project: Year Two

The new year has arrived and—with it—a new call for Pitt Seed Project ideas. Read more »
November 2, 2018

Pitt Together: Stronger Than Hate

On Monday, Nov. 5, the University community will gather at noon on the Cathedral of Learning lawn to pay tribute to the victims of the Tree of Life massacre. Read more »
October 29, 2018

Tree of Life Tragedy: Where We Go From Here

Chancellor Gallagher writes at a time of enormous grief for the Pittsburgh community. Read more »
October 2, 2018

Introducing Panthers Forward

Panthers Forward is an exciting new program—open to Pitt seniors graduating in spring 2019–that reduces the burden of student loans and supports student success. Read more »
September 27, 2018

Lessons Worth Reviewing

The Pitt community has learned some valuable lessons in tackling the tough topics of sexual harassment and sexual assault prevention on our campuses. Read more »
September 13, 2018

Preparing for the Impact of Hurricane Florence

The Pittsburgh campus is watching the news stories evolve—anxiously following the approach of Hurricane Florence. Read more »
August 27, 2018

Welcome to Pitt!

It’s hard to believe that the first day of classes is already upon us. Perhaps the amazing amount of change we’ve packed into these last few months has contributed to summer’s rapid run. Read more »
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

Chancellor Gallagher introduces 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 »
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. 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 »