UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

AT GREENSBURG 

UPG ARCHIVES

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VICE PRESIDENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE AFFAIRS

 

Historical Note

Mr. Carl A. Rossman

Memoranda

Dr. Guy Rosetti

Memoranda

 

HISTORICAL NOTE

 

As of June 1997, the office of the Vice President for Administrative Affairs had responsibility for the following areas:

Registrar

Student Life

Computer Center

Plant Maintenance

Security and Safety

Bookstore

Business Affairs

 

PRINCIPALS

MR. CARL A. ROSSMAN

 

Note:   Mr. Carl A. Rossman assumed the duties of Vice President for Administrative Affairs on May 4, 1999.

SERIES

 

MEMORANDA

[1999, Sept. 9?] Subject: Tom Miller’s Last Day. [Tom Miller, facilities maintenance,

is retiring after 15 years of a distinguished career]

1999, Sept. 4 [Repairs to Powers Hall Road which deteriorated from heavy equipment

usage during construction of the new dormitories]

1999, Sept.  24 [installation of two speed bumps along Lynch Drive]

1999, Nov. 11 [campus flag at half staff in honor of the Texas A&M students who lost

their lives]

1999, Dec. 16 [death of Al Laurent, University Safety Manager]

2000, Feb. 21  Subject: FY 2000 Wish List [requests response to his call for Wish List

inputs which were due 2/18/2000]

2000, Apr. 3  To: UPG Community.  Subject: Thomas Horan--New Director of Safety

and Security. [includes biographical information on Thomas Horan who replaces Charles

Westbrooks as Director of Safety and Security]

2000, July 8  [To: UPG Faculty and Staff] [Karen Mays left UPG to pursue other interests]

2000, July 28  via e-mail. [To: UPG Faculty and Staff] Subject: Bridge Closure. [foot

bridge traversing Slate Run Creek at McKenna/FOB closed for repairs Fri, July 31

through Aug. 4, 2000]

2000, July 28 via e-mail. [To: UPG Faculty and Staff] Subject: Theater Closure.

[Ferguson Theater closed Wed. through Fri, Aug. 2-4, 2000 for repairs due to a water

leak]

2000, July 30 via e-mail. [To: UPG Faculty and Staff] Subject: FOB Restrooms Closed.

[closed Wed., Thurs, Aug. 2, 3, 2000 for needed repairs]

2000, Aug. 3 via e-mail. [To: UPG Faculty and Staff] Subject: Village Hall Construction

[Behavioral Sciences Village Project update; construction impact--loss of use of rest

rooms, student groups space, meeting space for one month from mid-September]

2001, Mar. 2 via e-mail. To: UPG Faculty/Staff. Subject: Severe Weather--Delayed

Reporting at UPG. [The reporting time for all NON-UNION STAFF of UPG will

be delayed on Monday, Mar. 5, 2001 until 12:00 noon; all UNION employees will

follow the terms of their union contract]

2001, June 1 via e-mail. [To: UPG Faculty and Staff] [Subject: NACUBO Policy

Alert: Tax Bill (fwd)] [forwarded message from NACUBO which summarizes

the education benefits included in the recently passed federal legislation, “The

Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001]

2001, June 13 [To: UPG Faculty, Staff] Subject: University Owned and Leased

Vehicle Restrictions. [requests comment on two proposed restrictions: 1.  No students

under 21 would be allowed to drive a University owned or leased vehicle; 2.  All

faculty, staff and students over 21 would have to attend a training class, including a

driving test administered by the Director of Safety and Security in order to be allowed

to drive a University owned or leased vehicle.]

2001, Aug. 1 via e-mail. [To: UPG Faculty and Staff] Forwards document, “Fifteen

Passenger Van Executive Summary”, from Brian Cappo, Risk Management (Univ.

of Pgh., Oakland), for review and comment upon the draft.

2001, Oct. 19 via e-mail. [To: UPG Faculty and Staff].  Subject: “Questionable Mail”.

[relays “Guidelines on Handling Questionable Mail” put together by Tom Horan in

wake of the Terrorist Attack on the World Trade Center (Sept. 11. 2001).]

2001, Oct. 30 via e-mail.  To: Unspecified recipients [UPG Faculty and Staff].  Subject:

Postal Procedures Alert [relays information regarding mail handling procedures in wake

of the Terrorist Attack on the World Trade Center (Sept. 11, 2001).]

2001, Dec. 5 To: UPG Community.  Subject: UPG Mail Handling Procedures. [in wake

of the Terrorist Attack on the World Trade Center (Sept. 11, 2001) postal terrorism has

emerged.  Procedures outlined for: Outbound Letters; Outbound Packages; Inbound

Letters and Packages; Guidelines on Handling Questionable Mail; official UPG mail

will be processed through the UPG mailroom; no personal mail will be accepted in the

mailroom.]
2004, Sept. 16, To: Unspecified-recipients. Subject: Contracted Services Agreement. [The Office of the General
Counsel in Oakland has developed a standard Contracted Services Agreement form for use at the
Greensburg Campus. Attachments: Guest Speaker. Unlimited Rights; Guest Speaker. Limited Rights;
Guest Speaker. No Rights.]

2006, May 16 To: UPG Staff and Faculty. Subject: Budget Crisis. [...we are in the midst of a budget crisis...
brought on by our loss of enrollment...and lack of knowledge of the severity of the financial impact. The financial
impact...amounts to approximately $400,000 that we must return to the Provost from our budget before June 30, 2006.
We [had] estimated the impact would be about $300,000. The immediate action we are taking is to halt all routine
procurement actions. Only procurements that qualify as emergency situations or MUST HAVE items will be
approved prior to July 1, 2006. Please route all procurements through my office for approval before making any
purchases...[including] purchases made with your personal credit cards for reimbursement later or P-CARD
transactions.]

PRINCIPALS

DR. GUY ROSSETTI

 

 

SERIES

MEMORANDA

1994, January.  Report to the President on the Need for McKenna Hall Expansion.

1995, October 12. Letter. Suzanne Courtney of Design Dept., Image Craft, a company providing collectables, to Dr. Rossetti. [Design (June 1, 1995, Revised 8/8/95) of Lynch Hall for inclusion in the Cat's Meow Building Collectible Series.]

1996, August 8. Memoradum. Subject: Upcomin Construction. [Identifies two upcoming projects involving Smith Hall and McKenna Hall.]

1998, January 22. Subject: Position Announcement--Administrative Secretary

1998, August 26.  Draft letter on 25th anniversary celebration of the founding

of UPG.

1998, August 28. Subject: Terra House (Formerly Quinn Property). [Quinn house

and surrounding 6.2 acres of land; Peter Cecconi, Greensburg architect,

retained to design the conversion of the house; intended as a center for students

interested in international studies]


DOCUMENTS

University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Facilities Plan: 1998-2007.
June, 1998. 59 p. [Title page reads: 9/3/98 Version Not proofed by Dr. Rossetti.]


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