Pitt's FY 2013-14 State Funding
As the state budget process draws to a close, it's a good time to write, e-mail, phone, and visit Pennsylvania legislators—thanking them for their support, telling your Pitt story, emphasizing that funding higher education is an investment in the state's economy, and urging legislators to fund Pitt at last year's levels (at least). Visit the Pitt Advocates site for contact information for state legislators and other helpful information.
How Pitt Has Cut Costs
The University has created efficiencies, cut costs, raised revenue from federal research grants and private fundraising, and tightened its overall budget. Learn More »
The University is a major contributor to Pennsylvania education, the state’s economy, and the community. Learn More »
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Middle States Commission Comments on Pitt's State Funding
Reducing public support for Pitt threatens the University as well as the region's economy, the Middle States Commission warned in its accreditation report.
"To the outside observer," recent cuts in Pitt's state funding have gone "beyond bone to marrow," the commission wrote. Learn more »
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Learn About Pitt’s Budget
View “Understanding the Pitt Budget: Evaluating Your Investment” (PPT), an overview for Pitt parents and students.
- Advocacy Resources from Pitt Governmental Relations
- Pitt Ranked As Top Value in Pennsylvania by Kiplinger
- Pitt Is Pennsylvania’s Only Public Institution in the Princeton Review-USA Today List of “Best Value” Public Colleges and Universities
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- The Company We Keep (PDF)
- Celebrating 225 Years of Building Better Lives