On Monday, the University of Pittsburgh athletic programs officially transitioned into the Atlantic Coast Conference, leaving behind a depleted, worn-out shell of a once-proud Big East.
University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Mark Nordenberg announced Friday that he is stepping down as chancellor of the university.
The University of Pittsburgh and Athletic Director Steve Pederson have agreed to terms on a five-year extension.
With the recent bomb threats at the University of Pittsburgh, there was special significance attached to an international forum in Pittsburgh.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Pitt Chancellor Mark Nordenberg about the 225 anniversary of the university.
In his 2012-13 state budget address, Governor Tom Corbett says state schools face a 20 percent cut in funding. Three universities face a 30 percent cut – Penn State, Temple and the University of Pittsburgh.
Students at the University of Pittsburgh were shocked to find the door to Chancellor Mark Nordenberg’s office locked and barred by police when they sought to present a petition calling for a freeze on student tuition.
Penn State and the University of Pittsburgh are tops in the country in the amount that students pay for “in-state” tuition. But, at the same time, Pennsylvania ranks 46th in the nation for the amount of money it provides for public higher education.
Simone Baer came from Seattle to go to college in Pittsburgh. At age 27, she’s still here.
Michael Haywood was intorduced as the next head football coach of the University of Pittsburgh on Thursday, just 10 days after Dave Wannstedt was shown the door by Pitt Athletic Director Steve Pederson