Chancellor’s Spotlight

Mar 26

Phil Bakken Named Pitt’s Vice Chancellor and Secretary to the Board of Trustees

He currently serves as the chief of staff to the president and corporation secretary to the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska System.

Mar 06

A Message From Chancellor Gabel

Dr. Joseph J. McCarthy will be the University of Pittsburgh’s next provost and senior vice chancellor, pending approval from the Board of Trustees.

Feb 12

A Message From Chancellor Gabel

Chancellor Gabel highlights a few opportunities for the University community to provide feedback, including a survey on the proposed action items for the Plan for Pitt 2028.

Jan 05

A Message From Chancellor Gabel

Senior Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer Hari Sastry will be departing Pitt to become the CFO at Georgetown University, his alma mater.

Dec 20

Winter Recess Message

Chancellor Gabel reflects on the warm welcome during her first months at Pitt and wishes the University community a happy holiday season and new year.

Nov 17

Chancellor Gabel Elected as Chair of the APLU Council of Presidents

The Washington D.C.-based membership association works to advance the mission of more than 250 public research universities, land-grant institutions, state university systems and affiliated organizations spanning across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, six U.S. territories, Canada and Mexico.

Nov 17

Chancellor Gabel on Higher Education’s Role in Keeping America Competitive

Joan Gabel speaks about emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and driving innovation in education in a video released by the Council on Competitiveness.

Nov 16

A Message From Chancellor Gabel

Joan Gabel provides an organizational transition update that creates a closer working relationship with the Office of Human Resources and reinforces her commitment to employees across all campuses.

Oct 24

Chancellor Gabel’s First 100 Days

As Joan Gabel reaches a milestone, she announces an exciting new initiative to help students with the greatest need complete their degrees, among other updates.

Oct 12

A Message From Chancellor Gabel

Joan Gabel updates the University community on Pitt’s response to the terrorist attack in Israel.

Oct 10

A Message From Chancellor Gabel

Joan Gabel shares resources for students, faculty and staff affected by the violence in Israel and Gaza.

Oct 06

Chancellor’s Update

With the start of fall break, Joan Gabel provides the Pitt community with an engagement opportunity.

Sep 01

Welcome From Chancellor Gabel

Joan Gabel shares reflections on the July kickoff survey responses and encourages safety preparedness.

Jul 26

University’s Fiscal Year 2024 Operating and Capital Budgets

As the commonwealth has not yet approved its final FY24 budget, our budgets were approved under the assumption that the state will continue its half-century-plus tradition of supporting in-state students.

Jul 17

A Message From Chancellor Gabel

Joan Gabel marks her first day as Pitt’s chancellor and invites the University community to provide feedback.