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The investigation led to extensive national media coverage and strong reactions from the University community, drawing attention to what it means to qualify as a first-generation, low-income student in higher education.
01/23/22 11:27pm
In a Jan. 7 email to the Penn community, administrators announced that all community members in campus buildings must either double-mask or wear a KN95 or N95 mask.
01/23/22 10:33pm
Students are expected to provide proof of vaccination in compliance with Philadelphia’s vaccine card mandate when dining at any of Penn's retail dining locations.
01/23/22 10:25pm
Director of Residential Services Patrick Killilee confirmed that the relocation of the offices is not permanent and that they will return to Stouffer Commons following the renovations.
01/20/22 1:32pm
In an email sent to the Penn community on Thursday morning, Penn administrators pointed to indicators that the peak of the Omicron variant has passed, following a surge of cases in the region. 
01/18/22 5:04pm
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.
01/17/22 10:38pm
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.” 
01/17/22 9:10pm
Almost 20% of undergraduate students benefit from the Penn First Plus program, which was launched in 2018 by President Amy Gutmann.
01/13/22 11:05pm
Prosecutors claim that over two decades, these universities have shortchanged over 170,000 aid-eligible students hundreds of millions of dollars in tuition.
01/13/22 6:38pm
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.
01/13/22 3:52pm
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. 
01/13/22 12:00pm
Magill, who currently serves as the University of Virginia's Provost and Executive Vice President, will assume the Penn Presidency on July 1.
01/12/22 11:39pm
Some committee members expressed concerns — which Penn has previously refuted — about alleged Chinese donations to the University made under Gutmann’s presidency.
01/12/22 11:26pm
1,281 Penn community members tested positive for COVID-19 last week — the highest number of new cases in one week since the start of the fall semester.
01/11/22 10:57pm
Residential dining halls will suspend indoor dining and operate with a grab-and-go "takeout" system for the foreseeable future. 
01/11/22 10:13pm
Penn will begin the spring semester with several COVID-19 mitigation measures — including two weeks of virtual learning and a new masking requirement.
01/07/22 8:44pm
University administrators announced that all students need to be tested for COVID-19 48 hours prior to arriving on campus and receive a gateway test upon arrival. 
12/15/21 1:21pm
Gutmann faced questions about the millions of dollars in donations that the University has received from China during her time at Penn. 
12/14/21 10:31pm
Schilling entered Penn in 1962 as an undergraduate student and remained at Penn until his retirement from being director of Financial Aid in 2012.
12/14/21 12:45am
After the Dec. 14 hearing, the committee will schedule a vote to submit Gutmann’s nomination to the Senate — favorably, unfavorably, or without recommendation.