Dave Wannstedt announced on Tuesday that he is resigning as head coach at Pittsburgh, according to the school's website.
A story on Pittsburgh's website indicates that Wannstedt will remain at the school as a special assistant to athletic director.
Wannstedt was a 1974 graduate of Pittsburgh and an offensive tackle for the Panthers.
Wannstedt was 42-31 in six seasons at Pittsburgh, leading the Panthers to three straight bowl games (2008-10), but no BCS bowls. Pittsburgh will play in the BBVA Compass Bowl.