Pitt’s Windows on the World

Issue Date: 
April 27, 2008


On behalf of the University of Pittsburgh, Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg formally received the entire European Union delegation library, the most extensive collection of public EU documents and publications in North America. John Bruton, ambassador of the European Commission to the United States, and Samuel Zbogar, Republic of Slovenia ambassador to the United States and Mexico, made the presentation to Pitt’s University Library System (ULS) during an April 9 ceremony in the Thornburgh Room of Hillman Library. From left, Pitt Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor James V. Maher, Nordenberg, Bruton, Zbogar, and University Librarian Rush Miller, ULS director.


Jean-Claude Juncker, the prime minister of Luxembourg, presented a distinguished lecture at Pitt on April 10. In introductory remarks, Pitt Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg said Juncker is the longest-serving head of government in the European Union and “a highly respected leader.” Juncker has strongly supported research collaborations involving Pitt faculty and scholars in Luxembourg.