Lives of Impact: Staff

  • Career-Long Service to Students

    Kenyon Bonner was promoted to vice provost and dean of students after serving in that role on an interim basis. His earlier roles at Pitt included associate dean of students, director of student life, and director of the RISE mentoring program.

  • Pitt's Ambassdor to the World

    E. Maxine Bruhns celebrated her 50th anniversary as director of Pitt’s Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs.

  • New Leadership

    Geovette E. Washington, senior vice chancellor and chief legal officer, is part of Pitt’s new leadership team.

Pitt's staff members are employed at one of the nation's best places to work. Pitt ranks No. 29 on Forbes' list of America's Best Employers.


Dan BartholomaeDan Bartholomae, deputy athletic director, was elected president of the National Association for Athletics Compliance (NAAC), the professional and educational association of senior compliance administrators in collegiate athletics.

Kannu SahniPennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf appointed Kannu Sahni to the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs. Sahni is director of community relations in Pitt’s Office of Community and Governmental Relations.


New Leadership

 Susan RogersSusan Rogers was recruited to serve as vice chancellor for communications, providing the University with leadership and expertise in communications and marketing. Her prior role at the University of Texas, Dallas, was vice president for university advancement.


Gregory ScottThe University’s senior vice chancellor for business and operations is Gregory Scott, who arrived in spring 2016. He leads the University’s administrative functions, with responsibility for managing human resources, facilities management, public safety, and auxiliary services. He previously served as assistant vice president for finance and business at Pennsylvania State University.

 Geovette E. WashingtonGeovette E. Washington joined Pitt as senior vice chancellor and chief legal officer. Previously, she was general counsel and a senior policy advisor in the Office of Management and Budget at the White House, Washington, D.C.