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Gina Bleck is vice chancellor for planning, design and construction

The Cathedral of Learning on a snowy day

Gina Bleck joined Pitt’s Business and Operations as vice chancellor for planning, design and construction.

As leader the University’s new Office of Planning, Design and Construction, Bleck will oversee the completion of projects and develop long-term strategies consistent with Pitt’s Campus Master Plan and Institutional Master Plan. She will engage internal University partners as well as local stakeholders, such as the Oakland Planning and Development Corporation and the City of Pittsburgh.

Bleck most recently served as university architect at Georgetown University, where she also earned a master’s degree in urban and regional planning. During her tenure there, Bleck led projects to renovate all existing residence halls and construct new residence halls, athletic and academic buildings on campus with careful attention on accessibility and sustainability.

An alumna of Boston Architectural College, Bleck is a member of the American Institute of Architects, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and the Association of University Architects.