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Administration

11/18/21 10:51pm
The theme of this year’s Beyond Business lecture series is examining business and corporations through the lens of environmental, social, and governance concerns.
11/18/21 12:16am
The University is adding multi-stall, all-gender bathrooms for future buildings on campus, but student groups are still advocating for renovations to existing buildings that are popular among community members. 
11/14/21 11:24pm
Even with these delays, CAPS Director of Integrated Care Initiatives Batsirai Bvunzawabaya said students should understand they can also choose to walk into the CAPS office, call for 24-7 support, or attend Let’s Talk.
11/14/21 4:47pm
The course, PSCI 398: How Washington Really Works, will include students from Penn and George Mason University, and will be co-taught by Emanuel and George Mason University professor Steve Pearlstein. 
11/11/21 1:51am
Despite numerous complaints to multiple University offices over at least the past decade, employees said nothing has changed. They allege Penn has turned a blind eye to the abusive work environment at GTP, failing to hold the moneymaking program and its director, Jim Wilson, accountable.
11/10/21 11:47am
Winter break will be extended by two days to include Jan. 3 and Jan. 4 as a show of gratitude, University administrators announced.
11/09/21 1:24am
Penn administrators announced late last week that the University will halt commitments to private equity vehicles dedicated to investments in fossil fuel production.
10/27/21 9:12pm
The registration holds will be placed on student accounts on Oct. 29, barring students from participating in the upcoming Advance Registration period, which begins on Nov. 1.
10/26/21 1:01am
Penn community members, including the South Asia Studies Department and some faculty members, disputed the complaint. 
10/19/21 4:30pm
The University requires that all vaccinated students receive at least one COVID-19 test every two weeks, and if they fail to do so, they will receive a red PennOpen Pass until they test negative.
10/12/21 2:36pm
Rush has been at Penn since 1994, in which she launched several public safety initiatives on campus and faced criticism from University and Philadelphia community members. 
10/03/21 11:51pm
Construction for Amy Gutmann Hall, a data science building for research collaboration, is scheduled to be completed in 2024.
09/30/21 11:47pm
Sustainability Director Nina Morris said a significant part of Climate Week programming was virtual to ensure that it reached beyond the University, and created a ripple effect throughout the Philadelphia community and in higher education as a whole.
09/28/21 5:21am
Under Asian American Studies professor Fariha Khan's co-directorship, the ASAM program will offer more courses, research and internship opportunities, and opportunities for collaboration and engagement with Asian American community organizations.
09/22/21 9:51pm
The report's recommendations are based on an independent review of DPS that was previously commissioned  by the University in July 2020, following the police killing of George Floyd and ensuing criticism of policing on campus. 
09/16/21 1:21am
AAUP-Penn is doubling down on their push for Penn to allow instructors to choose whether to teach in person or virtually.
09/15/21 10:22pm
In the current admissions cycle, Penn will require only one teacher recommendation instead of two. The other letter of recommendation can come from anyone who can comment on the student's character.
09/14/21 5:29pm
Penn currently has a positivity rate of 1.11%, a vaccination rate of 97% among faculty and undergraduates, and no classroom transmission has been found.
09/12/21 11:49pm
In her speech, Gutmann emphasized the need to recognize all those who lost their lives that day, including 16 Penn alumni. 
09/08/21 11:56pm
Gutmann is set to depart her role after President Joe Biden nominated her to serve as the U.S. ambassador to Germany in July.