"From the Office of the Provost" highlights highlights exciting activities and initiatives in the office or University-wide that bolster and enhance our collective vision for growth and transformation.
Over the course of this series you will hear from a handful of different players within the office and the University as they talk about their amazing work, how we got to where we are now, and what the future holds.
Associate Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence in Education Belkys Torres joins the podcast to discuss Pitt’s new General Education Task Force, which will work to rethink the University's general education curriculum.
Episode 5 - Resources, Research Expertise, One-of-a-Kind Collections, and New Spaces within the University Library System
The University Library System offers a wide range of services to support research, teaching, and learning at Pitt. Hillman University Librarian and Director of the University Library System Kornelia Tancheva joins the podcast to discuss resources, research expertise, one-of-a-kind collections, and new spaces.
The University Center for Teaching and Learning (UCTL) supports excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarly activities at the University of Pittsburgh. UCTL Executive Director Mike Bridges joins the podcast to discuss the center's unique structure, guidance on generative AI, and faculty development opportunities.
Episode 3 - Building Equitable Pathways to College with the Educational Outreach Center
The University Educational Outreach Center (EOC) at the University of Pittsburgh is dedicated to building more equitable pathways to college. EOC Director Daren Ellerbee joins Interim Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Joe McCarthy to discuss the center's mission, K-12 outreach efforts, and goals.
Episode 2 – Race and Social Determinants of Equity, Health and Well-Being Initiative
Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity & Development John Wallace joins the podcast to discuss the Race & Social Determinants of Equity, Health and Well-Being Initiative.
Episode 1 – Student Success at the University of Pittsburgh
Pitt's Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Ann Cudd sits down with Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies Joe McCarthy and Director of Student Success April Belback to talk about student success and the new Student Success Hub.