This change means that Dartmouth will no longer consider an applicant's ability to pay in evaluating international students, as well as U.S. citizens and permanent residents.
In the statement, Penn Law School Dean Ted Ruger wrote that complaints from Penn community members about Wax, who is a tenured University professor, motivated his decision to initiate the sanctions process.
Penn accepted 15.63% of early decision applicants to the Class of 2026. Admission was offered to 1,218 students, comprising around half of the Class of 2026.
Recognized as a distinguished sociologist, and a “founding father of the field of Communication,” Katz authored over 20 books and 175 articles and book chapters during his lifetime.
The letter criticizes Wax, who is a tenured University professor, for making generalizations that are “a betrayal of the prestigious platform granted to faculty of an Ivy-League university.”
In a wide-ranging interview, covering topics spanning from Penn Medicine and University fundraising to fly fishing, Magill spoke to The Daily Pennsylvanian after the announcement.
Magill served as provost of University of Virginia and dean at Stanford Law School and is known for her commitment to law and leadership in higher education.
Postponed final exams from the fall will be made up during the beginning of the spring semester in the same format they were offered previously.
Most libraries are open under Winter Break's shortened hours and access is limited to only Penn community members through Jan. 23.
TIME's Editor-in-Chief described Elon Musk, who graduated from the College and Wharton in 1997, as an “example of a massive shift in our society.”
An online petition calling on Penn to suspend Wax and reform the University's tenure policy has been signed by over 800 people.
On-campus housing move-in, which was previously scheduled to begin on Jan. 8, will begin on Jan. 15 and in-person classes will resume on Jan. 24.
McGann dedicated most of his life’s work to the development and interconnection of think tanks on a global scale.
The petition calls for final exams for large lecture classes to be moved online, citing several grievances with the enforcement of the PennOpen Pass self-reporting system and difficulties with social distancing in classrooms.
College senior Daniel Ruiz de la Concha and 2019 Wharton graduates Shuxi (Shirley) Liu and Heather Tang were awarded the scholarship to study at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.
Penn's climate-related initiatives ranged from its commitment to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 to its second annual Climate Week, and most recently, its decision to halt new investments in fossil fuels.
Classes remained largely virtual until fall 2021, when in-person instruction — as well as the on-campus party scene — resumed.
The class will travel to the Galápagos Islands for 10 days after final exams to study the relationship between conservation, tourism, and local communities.
EOH will work with graduate students in the School of Design, and in spring 2022, she will give a public lecture and lead a seminar class.
Founded in 2014 by University President Amy Gutmann, the Penn Center for Innovation supports Penn-affiliated researchers, students, staff, and faculty to commercialize their ideas and inventions.