As colleges around the nation have come under scrutiny for alleged failings in handling sexual violence on campus, Penn has updated both its sexual violence policy and sexual violence education to make sure it is fully in compliance with federal law.
The proposed additions would add specific definitions for relationship violence, domestic violence and stalking.
Counseling and Psychological Services will relocate to the first floor of 3624 Market St. in January 2015.
Two months after the University administration convened a mental health task force in response to a string of student suicides, the task force is still in its organizational phase.
About 20 years ago, crime on campus hit its peak — prompting a series of changes that fundamentally shaped the University and how it interacts with the community.
An early-morning shooting near 40th and Spruce streets left a male victim pronounced dead at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania at 1:43 a.m. He was 31 years old.
College freshman Anthony Bagtas, facing charges for allegedly burglarizing the Quad in March, is now charged with another burglary on the same day in March and two more burglaries this academic year.
For the first month of her final semester at Penn, Carissa Lundquist wasn’t sure she was a student. Her story sheds light on some of the shortcomings with how the University handles students who say they have been victims of sexual assault and who experience mental health issues.
Documents provided to The Daily Pennsylvanian by a former CAPS psychiatrist give a glimpse into the inner workings of an office that has come under scrutiny this semester after two suicides just weeks apart.
Twelve years before Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price announced the creation of a task force to study mental health on campus, a similar committee presented its findings to Penn’s provost in June 2002.
The lack of student representation on the newly created mental health task force drew sharp reactions from faculty and students alike after its announcement Wednesday afternoon.
The task force will produce a report to be released in early 2015.
A lawsuit claims Penn demoted Janet White after an eight-week leave of absence for mental health reasons.
Over 100 friends and family members gathered at College freshman Madison Holleran’s memorial service.
As of Wednesday night, many Penn parents only knew about one undergraduate death this year — the well-publicized suicide of College freshman Madison Holleran on Jan. 17.
The Republican governor proposed $28 million for Penn Vet in his budget, which will have to pass the Republican-held legislature before it is finalized.
Law School Dean Michael Fitts was named the president of Tulane University on Tuesday afternoon, a position he will formally assume on July 1.
Counseling and Psychological Services may be moving north to Market Street or east to 34th Street.
Counseling and Psychological Services will extend its hours and hire more staff within the next few weeks.
While the $1.1 trillion spending package signed into law by President Barack Obama Friday evening is a step in the right direction for Penn research, it will not solve all the problems caused by sequestration.