Patrick Gallagher Pitt steps down – Gallagher, 59, will remain with Pitt and anticipates instructing material science. The college said he will be a full-time employee in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.
Patrick Gallagher has been chancellor at the University of Pittsburgh since 2014, when he succeeded Mark Nordenberg.
“Filling in as chancellor at one of the best open exploration colleges in the country is profoundly satisfying and fulfilling,” Gallagher said in the explanation delivered by Pitt. “I’m extremely pleased with where Pitt is today, and I think the college is strategically situated for another pioneer to assume control and flourish.”
The Pitt Board of Trustees hopes to send off a public hunt interaction and name a substitution before Gallagher ventures down, the college said.
Gallagher succeeded Mark Nordenberg as chancellor in 2014, subsequent to having filled in as overseer of the National Institute of Standards and Technology and acting agent secretary of the U.S. Division of Commerce.
“Whenever I originally expected this job, following numerous long periods of senior administrative roles in government, I committed to myself that I would stay in this job for just as long as I accepted that I could complete it to the fullest of my capacities,” Gallagher said. “When the following summer shows up, I will have filled in as your chancellor for nine astonishing years. This is both sufficiently long to have gotten a few incredible things done together, however not so lengthy that I have broken down either myself or my gladly received.”