University of Pittsburgh

About Pitt Magazine

Chancellor, University of Pittsburgh: Patrick Gallagher

Vice Chancellor for Communications: Kenneth Service

Pitt Magazine is the University of Pittsburgh’s flagship publication for communicating the accomplishments of Pitt people and programs. The magazine has a circulation of more than 250,000 nationwide. By routinely engaging our national audience with the University, Pitt Magazine is a primary vehicle for keeping readers informed and enthused about the institution’s achievements and successes, directly supporting the University’s success in fundraising, alumni relations, student and faculty recruitment, community development, and other key institutional goals.

Pitt Magazine is published four times per year by the University of Pittsburgh Office of University Communications, 400 Craig Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15260.

Editor in Chief: Cindy Gill (CAS ’74)

Art Director for News and Magazines: Gary Kohr-Cravener

Senior Editor: Ervin Dyer (A&S ’11G)

Associate Editor: Liberty Ferda (A&S ’10G)

Editorial Assistant: Sherry Shrum

Production Manager: Chuck Dinsmore

Recent Awards

CASE District II Awards

  • Best Article, “Still We Rise” Silver
  • Staff Writing Honorable Mention

International MarComm Awards

  • Writing/Magazine Platinum
  • Writing/News Article Platinum
  • Magazine/Educ. Institution Platinum
  • Design/Magazine Platinum

Mercury International Awards

  • Magazines/Education Silver

Robert L. Vann Media Awards/Pittsburgh Black Media Federation

  • Magazine Illustration First Place

Press Club of Western Pennsylvania

  • Best Cover Design Golden Quill
  • Health/Science/Environmental Feature Finalist
  • History/Culture Feature Golden Quill
  • Profile Feature, “The Helper” Golden Quill