The Chief Wellness Officer will oversee a new department called 'Student Wellness Services' that will include Counseling and Psychological Services, the Student Health Service, and the Office of Alcohol and Other Drug Program Initiatives.
The detailed 24-page report provides evidence of performing arts groups' years-long struggle for space and a list of both short and long term recommendations for the University to consider.
On April 23, the student group presented new research findings to the community that detailed research on funds and possible slave labor that went into the construction of campus.
Hofstra students demanded the removal of the statue of Thomas Jefferson, the nation's third president, because he was a slaveowner.
This comes amid a year-long student campaign which also put forth the proposal to instate an online bias reporting form, which administrators say should launch by the end of April.
She joins individuals like South Korean President Moon Jae-in, CEO of Apple Tim Cook, and the student leaders of the March for Our Lives movement on the list.
Thousands of Benjamin Franklin’s documents were made available by the Library of Congress for the first time in honor of his death on April 17, 1790.
Representatives from several University Council subcommittees also came for this meeting, including the Campus and Community Life Committee, Academic and Related Affairs Committee.
Over the two-day period, students are introduced to the various academic, social, cultural, residential, and extracurricular opportunities that the University has to offer.
One of the features of the exhibit will be a side-by-side comparison of a map of Nippur in 1400 BCE and a 2017 map of the SEPTA transit system.
Penn Law professor Amy Wax said that academics promoting “pluralism and the demoralization of sexuality” are “living the 50s and talking the 60s."
The event discussed the intricacies – and ambiguities – of sanctuary city policy and Penn's role within the immigration debate.
PennDesign has consistently fallen in one of the top two spots for Penn's most tuition-dependent schools for the past several years, placing first in 2017.
On April 10, Penn announced an ad hoc Consultative Committee to advise the University in selecting a new Dean for SP2.
The campaign is titled 'Power of Penn Campaign: Advancing Knowledge for Good' and aims to raise $4.1 billion dollar in four years.
Kong's parents allege in their complaint that Penn neglected to prevent Kong from dying of suicide and does not have the proper mental health resources to support similar students.
The new terms of the three year contract, will provide a pay increase for officers, changes in officer pension plan, and includes new language allowing officers to review body camera footage during disciplinary hearings.
Parents of former Wharton junior Olivia Kong are the third group of individuals in the last three years to sue the University for being negligent towards a student who later died by suicide.
Wax has become known to make controversial statements promoting 'bourgeois culture' and most recently declared that black students rarely graduate top of their class.
Dartmouth, Harvard, Yale, Brown, Princeton, and Stanford all have blanket prohibitions on undergraduate-faculty relationships for undergraduates, similar to the one Penn just implemented.