Starting this year, seniors can apply for the President’s Engagement Prizes, which will provide up to three recipients with up to $150,000 to devise and implement a local, national or global engagement project during the year following their graduation from Penn.
In President Gutmann’s annual “state of the university” address, she discussed projects that include greater financial aid for graduate and international school students, increased public policy work and a “Pennovation Center” for start-ups.
Penn President Amy Gutmann was elected vice chair of the Association of American Universities on Tuesday, a position that gives her a national platform to discuss and lobby for higher-education issues.
Penn President Amy Gutmann was the second-highest-paid Ivy League campus head in 2011, jumping up one spot on the annual Ivy compensation rankings.
Current and former university presidents credit Sheldon Hackney for recognizing their leadership potential.
Sheldon Hackney, a popular and polarizing president who served from 1981-93, died on Thursday afternoon. Former colleagues say he left lasting impacts on the University.
This version marks a renewal of some of Gutmann’s priorities in 2004.
Penn Compact 2020 renews Penn’s fundamental priorities — increasing access, integrating knowledge and engaging locally, nationally and globally.