Office of the Provost


Chancellor’s Distinguished Awards

Pitt Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Patricia E. Beeson is calling for nominations for the annual Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching, Research, and Public Service Awards. The closing date for letters of nomination for all three awards is Friday, Oct. 13, 2017.

University Forums on Current Issues

The University Forum on Current Issues series is designed to engage the Pitt community in respectful and civil discussions about today’s most vital issues. Under the leadership of the Office of the Provost, the forums incorporate broad sets of perspectives that allow for a deeper understanding of challenging current affairs.

Year of Healthy U

Academic Year 2017-2018 is the Year of Healthy U at Pitt. The Call for Proposals online form is available here. Learn more about this and the University's previous year-long observances—including the Year of Diversity (2016-17) and the Year of the Humanities (2015-16).


The University recognizes the responsibility that accompanies the proper management of our resources and welcomes opportunities to communicate with students, families, and other interested members of the community about the achievements of our programs, issues that drive college costs, and the steps being taken to improve programs and contain costs.

COACHE Survey of Full-Time Faculty

In 2016, Pitt partnered with the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) to administer COACHE’s Faculty Job Satisfaction Survey. Allmost half of Pitt’s non-clinical, full-time tenured, tenure stream, and non-tenure-stream faculty members completed the online survey in the spring.

PACWC's Spotlight on Women Leaders

This program was created by the Provost’s Advisory Committee on Women’s Concerns (PACWC) to celebrate, share, and inspire women’s leadership across the University of Pittsburgh.