UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
UPG CAMPUS COMMUNITY COMMITTEES
ACADEMIC COMPUTING TASK
FORCE, 1995, 1998
Includes: Academic Computer Committee Proposal, 5/5/95; memo 3/4/98 from T. Wolf, Co-Chair Academic Computing Task Force to members of the ACTF, "...there are a few points I would like to inform you about and a few issues I believe we should consider adding to our plan before we submit it to the Provost"; "Academic Computing Goals: Report of the Academic Computing Task Force, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, July 1998, [marked as "Revised"]; same report but draft of June, 1998; Student Survey on Instruction Computing.
ACADEMIC COUNCIL [UPG ACADEMIC COUNCIL]
Historical Note: Established by President Frank A. Cassell in October, 1997 with the purpose "to serve as an advisory body to Dr. Scanlon [Vice President for Academic Affairs] and myself on academic policy matters". Original members included: Dr. Norman Scanlon, Vice President for Academic Affairs; Dr. Estry Ang, Divisional Chair, Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Engineering; Dr. Donald Reilly, Divisional Chair, Humanities; Dr. Mark McColloch, Divisional Chair, Behavioral Sciences; Dr. Pat Duck, Director, Millstein Library; Mr. Bill Martin, Director, McKenna Computer Center. [FAC Memorandum dtd 10/17/97]
File, 1997, 2000. 2 items.
Contains: Draft Response to Program Review Recommendations. Response called "University of Pittsburgh Academic Program Review Action Plan. University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg." Date of SEAP Action: Feb. 15, 1997; 4/21/2000 call for Academic Council meeting "to discuss/edit draft of a report (11p.) regarding "a review and [making] recommendations regarding assessment [faculty, curriculum, students, additional considerations] efforts at UPG.
ADMINISTRATION ADVISORY COUNCIL
Succeeds the ADMINISTRATIVE ASSEMBLY.
File contains: Document, "University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Strategic Plan for FY2013-FY2017 Executive Summary". (5p.) and Document, "Goals, Strategies, Measures and Outcomes for FY2013-FY2017 Greensburg Campus" [4p.].
Historical Note: Established by President Frank A. Cassell in December, 1998 to be composed of Cabinet Members, Academic Council Members, and senior superviors. Its purpose was to provide and opportunity for the president and campus administrators to share information. The Academic Assembly was not a decision making group. [Memorandum 12/22/98 FAC to [UPG Faculty and Staff], Subject: Creation of the Administrative Assembly and Expansion of the President's Cabinet. (List of initial members attached.)]
Contains: FAC memo dtd 12/22/98, Subject: Creation of the Administrative Assembly Expansion of the President's Cabinet; Minutes, agendas, documents of committee mtngs 2/11/99 [inaugural meeting] -2008, 2010-2012, 2014.
CAMPUS TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Contents: Committee Initiation Documentation -- September 2013 (v 1.3).
CAMPUS BEAUTIFICATION CIRCLE [CAMPUS BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEE]
COMMUNITY FORUM COMMITTEE [PITT-GREENSBURG COMMUNITY FORUM]
HISTORICAL NOTE: An outcome of the 2016 President's Retreat. New Community Forum initiative. Initial meeting, August 31, September 8, 2016. Convened by Bill Rued (Philsophy) and Gayle Pamerleau (Director of Counseling).
2016, Sept. 9. "Report on first two open meetings (compiled by Bill Rued, 9-9-16)".
2017, Jan. 23. From Bill Rued and Gayle Pamerleau, Co-chairs, Community Forum Working Group. To: Colleagues. Subj.: Update and Invitation[...in re: series of inaugural series of campus wide conversations on the topic: "Envisioning the Liberal Arts College for the 21st Century--The One We Want to Be". First meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Hempfield Room.] Includes attachments: "Allignment of University of Pittsburgh Priorities and Pitt-Greensburg Campus Goals"; "University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Strategic Plan for FY2015-FY2020, Executive Summary.
2017, Feb. 13. Memorandum to Colleagues. From BR, GP. Co-chairs of Community Forum working group. [Subject: Upcoming Meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 14...partial list of areas for discussion and inquiry...concerning the future of our campus and academic community...]
2017, Feb. 27. Memorandum. Subject: Reminder: Pitt-Greensburg Community Forum--Meeting, Wednesday, March 1.
2017, Mar. 13. Memorandum to Colleagues. From: BR, GP. Subject: [Reminder next [fourth in a six-meeting], Tuesday, Mar. 14, 11:45 a.m.] Attached is a brief report on what we have discussed so far. [Notes from the first threee meetings..."Context and topic rationale (D. Nelson)"; "Issues raised and topics discussed].
2017, Apr. 7. Memorandum to Colleagues. From BR, GP. Co-chairs of Community Forum Working Group. Subject: Reminder: Community Forum Meeting, Tuesday, April 11, Dr. Melissa Marks, "High Impact Educational Practices and the Liberal Arts". Meeting co-sponsored by the Community for the Advancement of Teaching (CAT).
ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT TEAM (EMT)
Historical note: The Enrollment Management Team (EMT) was created out of the summer 2015 faculty/staff retreat. The group is comprised of directors and other representatives from Admissions, Academic Advising, Financial Aid, Student Services, and Athletics. The oversight group is responsible for communicating, identifying and addressing enrollment issues.
2015, Oct. 28. From Jacqueline Marie Horall. To: [Faculty/Staff]. Memo.: [Description of the group's function and current involvements.]
INSTITUTIONAL RELATIONS TASK FORCE 1997-1998
Appointed by President Frank A. Cassell in October 1997 "...to prepare a report that catalogs and assesses external and internal public relations activities...make specific recommendations what we should do to improve public relations both on and off campus". Committee chaired by Prof. Lillian Beeson.
File contains: minutes of committee meetings, October 8, 1997-April 3, 1998; summary report, May 9, 1998; resource/memoranda, documents.
PRESIDENTIAL TASK FORCE ON ASSESSMENT (2001)
Report. 11/20/01. [submitted to UPG Senate by Randi Koeske]
SPACE ALLOCATION COMMITTEE. [Mid 2000's]
Committee appointed by Carl S. Rossman, Vice President for Administrative Affairs, in the mid 2000's. After an initial meeting, the committee remained inactive. File contains floor plan renderings (Sheet Size; 8 1/2" x 11"; Scale varies: 1.00" = 10.00'; 1.00"=20.00'; 1.00"=30.00') for buildings/facilities (Lynch Hall; Rossetti House; Smith Hall; Plant Maintenance Bldg.; Plant Maintenance Garage; Pump room; McKenna Hall; Student Center; Faculty Office Building (FOB); Powers Hall; Millstein Library [includes Penthouse]; Village Hall; Kimmel Garage [Garage Storage]; Gate House; University Court #1; University Court #2; University Court #3; Robertshaw Hall; College Hall). Date of renderings: varies but within 1996-1997.
This file transferred to UPG Archives by the Office of the Director of Millstein Library, Dr. Patricia Duck, June 2011. [faz 2/15/11]
RK MELLON INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY PRESIDENTIAL TASK FORCE
TASK FORCE TO PROVIDE ADVICE ON A MAJOR FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT PROJECT. 2003
Appointed by President Frank A. Cassell Feb. 2003 and chaired by Carl Rossman, Vice President, Administrative Affairs. Organizational meeting, Feb. 7, 2003. Two subcommittees formed: Dining Project Subcommittee, chaired by Rick Fogle; Dormitory Project, chaired by Bryan Valentine.
File contains: ltr dated 12/5/02 from Dr. Cassell to Provost and Vice Chancellor, Dr. James V. Maher, regarding approval to proceed with several facilities projects; memoranda; minutes, notes of subcommittee meetings; minutes of meetings with architects (Hammond Design Associates, Renaissance 3 Architects, Chambers Design Associates. Subjects: New Student Housing & Cafeteria Expansion, McKenna Hall Expansion, Lyceum Expansion, Chambers Hall Renovation and Expansion. Includes: Renaissance 3 Architects, P.C. rendering of "Proposed 96 Bed Residence Hall", rendering of Proposed Chambers Hall expansion; floor plans NON-NSNT Apartment complex, floor plans NSNT Apartment Complex, information packet HDA (Hammond Design Associates).
UPG BICENTENNIAL COMMITTEE
Contains: Memo dtd 2/17/86 from Colette Levin to All members of the faculty, administration, staff and Westmoreland Pitt Club. Subject: Schedule for [University of Pittsburgh] Bicentennial Events.
UPG COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE
1987-1988 Contains: memoranda, draft copy of "The UPG Information Handbook For Faculty and Staff".
1996-1997 Contains: copy of form, "UPG Communications Survey"; Apr. 29, 1996 memo., Preliminary Results of the Survey"; May 13, 1996, "[Results of the] Communications Survey".
1999, May 17, Minutes of Communication Committee. Agenda: Discuss the UPH webpage.
UPG PRESIDENT SEARCH COMMITTEE, 1996
UPG PRESIDENT SEARCH COMMITTEE, 2006/07
VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS SEARCH COMMITTEE 2005