University of Pittsburgh trustees Tuesday awarded Chancellor Mark Nordenberg a 3.3 percent salary increase to $580,000 and gave his top deputies raises ranging from 3.3 percent to 15 percent, citing a year of extraordinary accomplishments despite adversity.

The $18,500 pay raise Mr. Nordenberg is receiving in fiscal year 2012-13 is among increases awarded to seven officers of the university by the compensation committee of Pitt's board of trustees, which met via conference call.

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