Provost Videos

New Women Faculty Event Introduction, October 2023

Interim Provost Joseph McCarthy delivered introductory remarks for the reception to welcome new women faculty, featuring a lecture by Dr. Adriana Helbig, held Oct. 24, 2023. 

Introducing Interim Provost Joseph McCarthy

Pitt's Interim Provost Joseph McCarthy shares his background and explains the responsibilities of the Office of the Provost, as well his plans for the academic year. 

Provost Cudd Farewell, June 2023

Graduate Schools Commencement Remarks 2023

University of Pittsburgh Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor delivers commencement remarks to the 2023 graduating class of Pitt's graduate schools.

Race &... Lecture Series Connects Faculty at Pitt

The "Race & ..." Lecture Series brings together brilliant academic minds to share their experiences as Black scholars and to keep them connected and thriving in Pittsburgh. 

Graduate Student Commencement Remarks 2022

Highlights from the Second Annual Internal Funding Showcase: Fueling Our Future

Hosted by the Offices of the Provost and the Senior Vice Chancellor for Research, the Internal Funding Showcase is a celebration of the transformative research that’s being done across all disciplines leading to new knowledge. We are excited to officially celebrate the faculty who are brimming with innovative ideas through both research and in teaching.

Hail to Faculty and Staff!

Pitt leaders express their appreciation for the professionalism, dedication and countless contributions of faculty and staff members during the 2020-21 academic year. 

Pitt Momentum Funds Virtual Celebration

Pitt is renowned for working on some of the most pressing problems in society. To help our researchers and scholars work as collaboratively as possible, we again are “fueling the future” through the Pitt Momentum Funds. This year’s winners are brimming with innovative ideas through team-building energy and bold vision in research, teaching and scholarship. Until we celebrate in person in fall 2021, the winners tell their own stories in this Momentum Funds video. Congratulations to each of this year's awardees.

Wellness and Resilience for College and Beyond, February 2021

Learn more about a new college course called Wellness and Resilience for College and Beyond. The course was developed as a universal  approach to supporting student mental health through the use of evidence-based techniques.  

Data Science Task Force Report, November 2020

Provost Ann E. Cudd and members of the University of Pittsburgh Data Science Task Force emphasize the importance of data science and preview some of the findings from the group's new report.

Welcome: Pitt Advising Certification and Training Program (Pitt-ACT)

Provost Ann E. Cudd introduces a program designed for faculty and staff who work with students in an advising and mentoring capacity. The goal of the University of Pittsburgh Advising Certification and Training Program (Pitt-ACT) is to create a suite of online on-boarding and training materials to help standardize the practice of advising across Pitt.

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Community Engaged Scholarship Forum

This promotional video was developed in support of the University of Pittsburgh's annual Community Engaged Scholarship Forum and SVC for Engagement's Partnerships of Distinction awards

Diversity Digest: Anti-Black Racism Course

This episode of Diversity Digest discusses the University's new course, "Anti-Black Racism: History, Ideology, and Resistance." Faculty who helped create the course share what the project symbolizes for Pitt, and what it means to them personally and professionally to be part of the faculty committee that designed the course.

Provost Welcome to SCUPI Students

Provost Ann E. Cudd shares a welcome message to the students attending the Sichuan University-Pittsburgh Institute during the Fall 2020 semester.

Year of Engagement

Provost Ann E. Cudd helps to kick off the Year of Engagement at the University of Pittsburgh for Academic Year 2020-2021.

Provost Welcome Message to Undergraduate Students

Provost Ann E. Cudd welcomes the Class of 2024 to Pitt's campus.

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Welcome Message to Graduate and Professional Students

Provost Ann E. Cudd welcomes the incoming cohort of graduate and professional students to Pitt in Fall 2020.

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Pitt Provost Welcome: Advisors + Mentors

Provost Ann E. Cudd thanks Pitt's mentors and advisors for the work they do keeping the community connected and supporting students.

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A Conversation With Angela Davis

Senior Vice Chancellor Kathy Humphrey and Provost Ann Cudd will engage world-renowned social justice educator and activist, Angela Davis in a conversation about her experiences and motivations as a social justice activist and gain her thoughts on how communities, across the spectrum, can heed the call for social justice.

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Town Hall for Faculty

On Thursday, July 23, Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Ann E. Cudd joined leaders from across the University to answer faculty’s pressing questions about Pitt’s fall semester.

Watch the faculty town hall on YouTube.

A Message from the Provost

Provost Ann Cudd welcomes new students enrolled for the fall 2020 semester.

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Headlines: Introducing Canvas at Pitt

Provost Cudd introduces the transition to Canvas as an opportunity to improve the teaching and learning experience for faculty and students at the University of Pittsburgh.

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PACWC's Spotlight on Women Leaders – Dr. Ann E. Cudd

Provost Cudd shares her thoughts on her role as a senior leader at Pitt, her experience here, and what it means to be a leader.

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Meet Provost Ann E. Cudd

Provost Cudd, whose appointment at Pitt began Sept. 1, 2018, talked to @Pitt about the role of a provost and her top priorities for the University, among other topics.

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