Engagement

The planning team engages stakeholders with a variety of tools including the Web, surveys, press releases, listening sessions, interviews, town halls and workgroups. 

By The Numbers

8,782 Contributors

40+ Groups Included

20 Leadership sessions

Contributors

Thousands of people have contributed to the planning process via the Web and surveys, including:

  • Alumni
  • Business and property owners
  • Business partners
  • Community organizations
  • Donors
  • The innovation community
  • Neighbors
  • Press/media members

Collaborators

To date, 40 listening sessions have been held with the following groups, organizations and institutions:

  • Pitt students
  • Pitt faculty and staff
  • State and City government
  • Carlow University
  • Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
  • Falk Laboratory School
  • Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy
  • Soldiers and Sailors
  • Staff Council
  • Student Government Board
  • University Senate
  • UPMC Health System
  • Western Psychiatric Institute
    & Clinic of UPMC

Leaders

More than 20 interviews and meetings have been held with Pitt's Board of Trustees, the chancellor and his senior leadership team, deans, master planning steering committee and core working group, facilities management, and sustainability committee.