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History The History of Women at Pitt website offers the different interests and activities of women at the University of Pittsburgh in the last 100 years.


Provost Office PACWC  (Provost’s Advisory Committee on Women’s Concerns)
              ○ PACWC list of University Actions that improved the climate
              for women in 2002-2003.
              ○The PACWC Recruitment Report examines the question
              "What are the impediments to recruiting and retaining women
              and people of color as faculty members at the
University of Pittsburgh,
              and what recommendations can we make to the Provost to alleviate the situation?"
    • Provost’s Memo on Diversity  
    • The University of Pittsburgh Faculty Handbook includes policies on  faculty grievances, and  medical and family leave.

University Policies          • Instituted in 1996, the Faculty Medical and Family Leave Policy is utilized more by the women faculty members as stated in report.
               ○ FMFL Policy FAQ
 • University Policy on Sexual Harassment
 • University Policy on Faculty-Student Relationships
 • Domestic Partner Benefits Policy

Pitt's Non-Discrimination Policy


 University Statistics Fact Book 2003 by the Office of Institutional Research at the University of Pittsburgh.


Student Groups Association of Women in Public Health
Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA)
Rainbow Alliance
Society of Women Engineers  (
•  University of Pittsburgh Post-Doctoral Association
• Young Women in Science Days. Contact Mary Beth Bawden, Program Coordinator (412) 648-8290






































last updated 04/11/2007
Elisabeth Reynolds