John has helped shape our history, and he is passionate about our future. He already enjoys the trust and respect of our presidents and athletic directors, and is highly regarded within the conference staffMarinatto to be next Big East commissioner Nov 12, 2008
When Dave Wannstedt became our head football coach less than three years ago, it was our shared goal to build a football program grounded in appropriate values and structured for sustainable, long-term successNew contract, big upset for Wannstedt Dec 01, 2007
Mark A. Nordenberg (b. 1948/1949), also known as "Nordy" to many students, is a lawyer and the seventeenth Chancellor (1995-present) of the University of Pittsburgh.
In 1977, he joined the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He served as Dean of the School of Law from 1985 until 1993 and as Interim Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs from 1993 to 1994. The Pitt Board of Trustees elected him Interim Chancellor in 1995 and a year later, Chancellor.
Born in Duluth, Minnesota, his family moved to suburban Pittsburgh when his father was relocated with U.S. Steel, and he graduated from North Allegheny High School. He was then educated at Thiel College (BA 1970) and the University of Wisconsin Law School (JD 1973).