- Chicken Littles and “Low Quality” Graduate Programs
- Without State Funding Cuts, What Justifies Departmental Suspensions in Arts and Sciences at Pitt
- German, Classics, and Religious Studies Chairs Respond to Proposed Suspensions at the Faculty Assembly
- Pitt AAUP Responds to the Suspensions, Blasts the Administration for Not Following Protocols
- Editorial from the Post-Gazette
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On May 10, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette chastised Pitt for its decision to suspend graduate admissions to Classics.
This post details some of the financial pressures currently affecting the University of Pittsburgh and links to University statements and documents on Pitt’s financial situation. Appropriation Cuts: Pitt, and consequently the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, is funded in … Continue reading
The memo linked below was sent to various Deans and Department Chairs on April 26. It reflects the concern of graduate students with the Dietrich School’s lack of transparency in its decision-making process. Graduate students from History and Philosophy of … Continue reading
The University Times reported on the suspensions April 19. The article attributes to Provost Patricia Beeson the claim that the suspensions are a step on the road to closing the departments. Read The Article.
April 27, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports on the suspensions and the April 26 rally to save the graduate programs. Read The Article.
April 24, Inside Higher Ed reports on the suspensions and says that the move “poses larger questions about the university’s commitment to graduate humanities education and whether this decision is a harbinger of future cuts.” Read The Article.
This blog collects public information on the suspension of graduate programs in Classics, German, and Religious Studies at the University of Pittsburgh.