While some universities — most liberal arts colleges — across the country have done so since the 1950s, the University of Chicago is the first top-10 research university in the United States to adopt a test-optional admissions policy, according to the Washington Post.
The panel discussed a number of challenges facing the media, including echo-chambers and the loss of credibility.
Emily R. Sutcliffe, a graduate student who is earning her Ph.D. in Anthropology at Penn, was hired for the position.
On May 14, members of the Class of 2018 celebrated their Commencement at Franklin Field. This year's Commencement featured NBC News anchor Andrea Mitchell.