University of Pittsburgh
August 4, 2015

University of Pittsburgh Statement on the Passing of Philanthropist Elsie Hillman


Joe Miksch


Cell: 412-997-0314

PITTSBURGH—University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Patrick Gallagher offers the following statement regarding the passing of noted philanthropist, political activist, and Pitt donor Elsie Hillman.

“It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Elsie Hillman,” said University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Patrick Gallagher. “Her overwhelming generosity to the University, the city that is our campus, and our region—along with her indomitable spirit—have affected and improved countless lives.”