Penn notified students via email and text on Feb. 6 that it would cancel class and suspend University operations.
Jackson will assume the role of Annenberg's dean on Jan. 1, 2019 and will continue in his present position as Dean of Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice until then.
These announcements come amid ongoing student petitions for Penn to change its decision to continue 'normal operations' during the celebratory parade for the Philadelphia Eagles.
“When you see those photos of the quad filled with people, and people jumping off the stage, and having fun, like that hasn’t actually happened since like five or six years ago," DaSilva said.
Penn took action against Penn grad Steve Wynn, removing his name from "Wynn Commons," removing his name from a scholarship, and revoking his honorary degree, after reports of sexual misconduct.
'In a year of political and social unrest where the fabric of what binds us together is being tested daily, the city of Philadelphia has a chance to come together,' reads the petition.
While these rules were intended to make the campus "safe and responsible," they often ended up imposing financial burdens on many organizations that couldn't afford the prices the new rules demanded.
The head of the police union was told by Rush that if Penn police officers were not happy with their current conditions that they could take their employment elsewhere.
While many student leaders applauded the administration for cutting ties with Wynn and Cosby, some want Penn to focus more on campus policies around sexual assault.
The memorial, which will be held at Penn on Feb. 18, will be hosted by the Kelly Writer's House which friends describe as 'by far Blaze's favorite place on campus.'
The Penn Professional Staff Assembly sponsored a talk with Penn Provost Pritchett on Jan. 30 to discuss topics related to the University and to ask questions that concern staff members.
ISSS will be located in a temporary office on the third floor of 3440 Market St, while its original location at 3701 Chestnut St. undergoes anticipated months long renovations.
The website aims to streamline all of the University’s mental health resources, events, and news, and is one of the wellness initiatives announced after last October's Campus Conversation.
The Penn Professional Staff Assembly sponsored a talk with the Provost as one of its two large open meetings of the academic year for staff members to discuss various University initiatives.
Days after the former Penn Trustee Steve Wynn was accused of sexual misconduct, the signage for the area named after him, 'Wynn Commons,' has been defaced with paint.
Last semester’s highly-publicized protests, rallies, and outreach efforts ultimately ended with no policy changes from Penn.
Two months after the announcement, a team of management experts from Penn Medicine has finished collecting data on the general operations of CAPS for the report.
The LGBTQ Faculty Diversity Working Group was created in 2011 by the LGBT Center in response to a perceived lack of inclusivity for LGBTQ faculty in the University's diversity initiatives.
This panel of city officials is tasked with nominating 27 candidates to serve in nine positions on the new board, which ultimately will influence the education of around 200,000 students.
A petition was circulated in September about Penn's practices regarding victims of sexual harassment in Penn's graduate schools. Student leaders claim that unionization will help address these issues.