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Legislative Advocacy

Pitt Advocates is a network of alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends who share a commitment to higher education and to the University of Pittsburgh. Volunteers communicate to elected officials Pitt's accomplishments, goals, needs, and the importance of supporting an outstanding teaching and research institution. Join the growing group of people who are actively promoting the University of Pittsburgh! Pitt Advocates receive legislative briefings, invitations to events, and have the opportunity to influence lawmakers during Pitt Day in Harrisburg.

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1966
  • Legislative Committe…
    Formation of the Legislative Committee to "encourage a closer relationship between the alumnus and his legislator, acquaint all alumni with the content of bills that affect the University, and better acquaint legislature with the plans and needs of the University." (November 21, 1966)
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1992
  • Pitt Advocates, legi…
    Developed Pitt Advocate and Pitt Advocates, a legislative network of alumni supporting Pitt through advocacy
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1995
  • Alumni Legislative N…
    Alumni Legislative Network (ALN) established to advocate the University of Pittsburgh and higher education in Pennsylvania to legislators.
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