Administration

04/04/18 10:54pm
The contract between the PPA and the University expired on July 31, 2017 and until this point had not been renewed since representatives from the union and DPS had not been able to agree on the terms of the contract.
04/04/18 12:19am
Alexander prepares to retire on Aug. 31, but over the past near decade, he has led Counseling and Psychological Services through a period of growth and increased scrutiny. 
04/03/18 10:06pm
The report from Penn's Office of the Ombudsman for the 2016-2017 academic year highlights a growing number of complaints relating to aggressive behavior and unfair treatment on campus. 
04/03/18 12:30am
At the first Campus Conversation, President Gutmann and Provost Pritchett sat on the panel, but Monday, Pritchett sat in the first row as an audience member, and Gutmann was not present.
04/02/18 11:32pm
A key focus going forward for GET-UP is continuing to promote its ongoing campaign for improved sexual harassment reporting policies in the Graduate School of Education. 
04/02/18 11:16pm
Gutmann has remained largely silent since Trump took office, focusing on policy rather than the Penn alum and president himself.
04/01/18 1:47pm
The program’s recent expansion was announced shortly after the first Campus Conversation as a part of the University’s Campaign for Wellness. 
03/31/18 6:17pm
The announcement of the center comes after a recent security breach at Penn, where approximately 9,000 student had their information accessed through advance registration lists. 
03/30/18 7:09pm
In order to sell items with the Penn logo, vendors must apply to the University for a license and, once received, must pay Penn a 10 percent royalty fee of the item’s wholesale cost.
03/30/18 6:43pm
Cosby’s lawyers claimed that the judge's wife has a conflict of interest because his wife is a CAPS counselor for victims of sexual assault and has advocated for victims in the past.
03/29/18 8:39pm
Introduced as 'Penn’s own,' Biden engaged in a dialogue with Penn President Amy Gutmann about international affairs, cancer, and the presidential administrations.
03/29/18 5:17pm
Penn has made a series of major announcements to do with high-level administrative personnel this semester. Penn Dental is only one of three schools that will welcome new deans in August.  
03/28/18 10:57pm
Penn and Columbia are the only two Ivies that do not have PILOT agreements, through which nonprofits make payments to local governments in lieu of any property tax. 
03/28/18 8:11pm
As a nonprofit, Penn is exempt from paying property taxes under the tax code even though it is the largest private employer in the city. 
03/28/18 2:21pm
Penn typically awards eight professors – four from health-related disciplines and four from other departments. 
03/27/18 10:10pm
While administrators have indicated that there is an ongoing search for an ASAM program director, faculty and students involved in Asian American studies refute this claim.
03/27/18 2:48pm
Despite the scope of the information leaked and the way that the University informed affected students, many privacy experts say legal repercussions likely will not be severe.
03/27/18 1:37am
The new guidelines, the first version of which were first introduced just days before the beginning of the 2017-18 academic year, were only officially adopted this month.
03/26/18 9:39pm
The first Campus Conversation was hosted by Penn's administration last October in response to a string of student deaths, natural disasters, and political instability. 
03/25/18 9:37pm
MERT's hour-long mass casualty incident drill allows the student EMTs to practice responding to large-scale trauma.