Penn Athletics

04/27/15 1:27am
When you’re told to “expect the unexpected,” it’s easy to take that clichéd piece of advice with a desultory wave of the hand. But let’s be honest.
04/22/15 12:19am
Towards the end of spring break, the basketball teams -- and respective fan bases -- from Harvard and Yale gathered at the Palestra for the Ivy League's one game playoff.
12/09/14 3:10am
When was the last time you heard of a Penn athlete who achieved national celebrity status? For most current Penn students, the answer to this question is probably “never.” This is not necessarily a problem of student apathy towards Penn athletics, however, but rather a reflection of Penn’s priorities as a university.
12/09/14 12:37am
Now that it is about to wrap up, what can we say about Grace Calhoun’s first semester as Penn’s athletic director? One thing is for sure: is is moving in the right direction toward addressing student apathy.
10/21/14 11:59pm
If you fight the urge to look at your phone while strolling down Locust Walk, you might just notice a little something different amongst the sea of hurried people.
04/28/14 11:27pm
Greg Ambrogi and Justin Reilly proposed  to their former classmates a mentoring network of Penn athlete alumni to be a resource for current student-athletes. The program is now gaining momentum
04/28/14 10:41pm
Going to college is a stressful experience, a whirlwind of uncertainty. From classes to clubs to what they’re wearing in the morning or what they’re doing that night, one thing all freshmen come to realize is that they aren’t in Kansas anymore.
03/25/14 10:04pm
While Penn hired Calhoun, Loyola now has to start from scratch, searching for a new athletic director itself after Calhoun led the athletic department through three years of change and the move into a new conference.
03/24/14 11:07pm

Tony | Calhoun will hit the ground running ... eventually

A new era for Penn Athletics has arrived. And it feels really weird.
03/24/14 10:57am
Provost Vincent Price announced on Monday that M. Grace Calhoun, the current athletic director and assistant vice president at Loyola of Chicago, will be the next Penn director of recreation and intercollegiate athletics, effective July 1.
03/23/14 8:20pm

New Penn AD to be announced Monday

The university’s next athletic director will be introduced at a press conference at the Palestra at 1 p.m. Monday, preceded by a university-wide announcement at noon.
03/05/14 6:07pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian reached out to several prominent donors and members of the Penn Athletics Board of Overseers for their reactions to the state of Penn basketball.
03/05/14 6:02pm
Several prominent donors and members of the Penn Athletics Board of Overseers offer their perspectives on the athletic director search.
02/13/14 11:54am
The advisory committee searching for Penn Athletic Director Steve Bilsky's successor held an open forum for students to discuss its search process and solicit feedback Wednesday afternoon at Houston Hall. But only one student showed up.
02/11/14 9:09pm
In an open forum for faculty, staff and alumni, Provost Vincent Price – the chair of the search committee to find Penn’s search for outgoing-AD Steve Bilsky’s replacement – answered questions and outlined plans for the search process.
02/09/14 6:44pm

Thousands raised in Holleran's memory

After the death of Madison Holleran, fundraisers prompted by friends, family, and strangers emerge from her memory.
01/31/14 6:06pm
It was announced today through a new webpage dedicated to the Athletic Director search process that the 14-member advisory committee for the search chaired by Provost Vincent Price will hold two open forums.
01/27/14 9:08pm

Penn looking for consultant firm to assist AD search

Provost Vincent Price told The Daily Pennsylvanian last week that Penn has begun looking for a consultant firm to help the AD search move forward.
01/27/14 7:11pm
The AD search is in good hands with Provost Price but what’s troubling is that we are still playing the guessing game as to the process that Penn’s 14-member committee will use
01/14/14 7:01pm
The search to find Penn Athletic Director Steve Bilsky’s successor is officially on.