Gutmann has said Penn would continue to "speak out against powerful political people who put out policies that would be against our core mission."
The Higher Ed Leaders Forum, a two-day conference organized on May 31 and June 1 by the New York Times, brought together leaders from Universities such as Penn and Harvard University to discuss free speech, race relations and other issues affecting colleges today.
The Philadelphia statute prohibits employers from asking for an applicant’s wage history, a practice shown to adversely affect the salaries of women and people of color. Although passed by unanimous vote in December, the law has sparked strong resistance and is now in suspension pending litigation.
Gutmann's compensation package, a 6.09 percent increase from what she brought home in 2014, remains one of the highest in the country.
Johns Hopkins' Board of Trustees Secretary Maureen Marsh told The Daily Pennsylvanian that Gutmann was chosen due to her status as one of higher education’s most respected leaders.
Even after international students secure a sponsor for the H-1B visa, they still have to enter a lottery system for the visa which is known for having a low acceptance rate. In 2016, only 85,000 visas were granted out of 236,000 applications.
At least 11 local businesses have closed in the past year, including Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar, Doc Magrogan's Oyster House, Bridge Cafe and the Fresh Grocer.
"Penn has it all," according to Travel + Leisure magazine, "eclectic and varied architecture, plenty of trees, and even a park with views of the Philadelphia skyline."
This grant-funded program will be "rolled out to hospitals, ambulatory care settings, communities, and homes," Penn Medicine said.
His opinion piece comes amid a national conversation on hazing and fraternity culture stemming from the death of Penn State University sophomore Timothy Piazza.
For the 261st time, the University of Pennsylvania commissioned a new graduating class into the world.
Andrew Binns, a biology professor, will remain the interim dean until New Student Orientation.
The project aims to house inpatient care for heart and vascular medicine and surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, the Abramson Cancer Center and a new emergency department. This is Philadelphia's most "ambitious health care building project," Penn Medicine said in a statement.
Engineering freshman Eddie Hammond said he was disappointed by the results of the survey, since 25 percent of the student body is required to have one. “Freshmen get locked into the dining program," Hammond said. "Penn should be doing it’s best that students get their money’s worth."
Pritchett, a scholar of urban policy, education and race relations, is currently the Presidential Professor of Law and Education at Penn Law.
Vice president of Sigma Alpha Mu and College junior Matt Foman said he felt the Greek community was a good place to start expanding mental health training. “I think that Greek life is a place where people can be very real with each other and aren’t really afraid to talk about more intimate things," he said.
It was the first time all these presidents came together in a public forum to discuss what the schools could do for Philadelphia, given that only 27.4 percent of the city's residents have a bachelor's degree and only 64 percent of graduates of Philadelphia-area universities stay in the city.
The impending arrival of air-conditioning has given Quad residents something to celebrate. “I’m excited that AC is coming to the Quad,” Engineering freshman Colleen Campbell said. “Now I can sleep again.”
One major recommendation involves the creation of a new category for off-campus organizations — called “Identified Off-Campus Groups.”
There will be two Baccalaureate ceremonies held on May 14: one at 1:30 p.m. and another at 3 p.m.