Professor Lester C. Olson accepts Provost Beeson's invitation to serve on the Year of Diversity Steering Committee.

Provost Beeson has announced that 2016-17 is the Year of Diversity at Pitt. A Year of Diversity steering committee, consisting of faculty, staff, and students, has been formed and continues to review event proposals, which may be submitted by anyone in the Pitt community. The committee is co-chaired by Kacey Marra, an associate professor of plastic surgery and bioengineering at the University, and Waverly Duck, a sociology professor who teaches urban ethnography and race relations.

Proposals may be submitted at

The committee information can be found here.