Chatham University is an American university that has coeducational academic programs through the doctoral level, located in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Chatham University teams, also known as the Cougars, participate as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Division III. The Cougars are a member of the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC). Women’s sports include basketball, cross country, ice hockey, soccer, softball, swimming & diving, tennis, track & field and volleyball.
The college mascot was previously Pennsy the Seal. The cougar mascot was adopted in 1992 and was named Carson in honor of alumna Rachel Carson in 2011.