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Administration

11/19/19 12:26am
Carey Law has changed its shortened name back to “Penn Law” for the next three years, capitulating to widespread pressure from students and alumni.
11/18/19 3:28pm
The school will be changing its short-form name to "Penn Carey Law" in the 2022 to 2023 school year.
11/18/19 1:40am
Since the survey results were published, the University added an associate director position to Penn Violence Prevention, expanding the office to a total of four staffers.
11/13/19 11:07pm
Moving La Casa Latina, Makuu, and the Pan-Asian American Community House out of the ARCH basement has been a longstanding goal of the 6B. 
11/13/19 2:05am
The hiring comes after a national search to fill the spot left by previous PVP Director Jessica Mertz, who left Penn in May.
11/12/19 2:21pm
Both SHS and CAPS were previously overseen by the Vice Provost for University Life.
11/11/19 8:48pm
The panel explored a series of student and university programs increasing voting awareness among both college students and high school students in the city. 
11/08/19 2:59pm
The meeting ended about 20 minutes early after student protesters drowned out the board members for more than half an hour. 
11/08/19 12:43pm
The renaming was approved by the Board of Trustees on Friday, the Board of Trustees Chair David Cohen and Penn President Amy Gutmann wrote in an email sent to all students.
11/08/19 1:35am
The suggested renovations to Steinberg-Dietrich Hall cover a 30,000-square-foot space. They would provide new spaces for the Wharton Behavioral Lab, the Wharton undergraduate division, private offices, and classrooms.
11/08/19 1:26am
The board also proposed a potential joint master’s degree program that would involve collaboration from the Graduate School of Education, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the Weitzman School of Design.
11/07/19 11:28pm
The College Hall construction will cost $5.4 million and will take place between December 2019 and June 2020. 
11/03/19 11:24pm
In two weeks, Nguyen will be leaving Penn to take on the top position at Harvard University Health Services following a national search for a replacement for Harvard's former director. 
10/30/19 9:46pm
At the forum, held at the LGBT Center, students criticized Penn for the lack of significant change from the last AAU survey in 2015 to the report that was released earlier this month.
10/27/19 10:37pm
ASAM has struggled with maintaining leadership since the founding director of the program left Penn in 2017. Park was named the ASAM program's interim director in 2018 and was set to serve for a year.
10/23/19 11:51pm
Provost Wendell Pritchett said the University plans to expand staff members for Penn Violence Prevention and create a series of focus groups to analyze the survey responses. 
10/23/19 12:28am
Penn is the best-represented school in the rankings and 24% of the Forbes 400 graduated from an Ivy League school. 
10/15/19 1:10pm
At Penn, 25.9% of undergraduate women said they had experienced unwanted sexual contact since entering college, a decline from 27.2% in 2015. Among undergraduate men, the rate rose from 5.5% to 7.3%. Among transgender, genderqueer, and non-binary undergraduates, the rate rose from 19% in 2015 to 21.5% in 2019. 
10/13/19 11:29pm
At 8 a.m., protesters will begin to march from the Starbucks located at 34th and Walnut streets toward the Sansom entrance of the Penn Law school building. The protest will then continue in front of the law school building until 9 a.m. when classes begin for law students.
10/13/19 10:12pm
Duckworth said the goal of the class is to help students find and engage with their passion — the main part of the course will involve students picking a new skill and reflecting as they pursue and develop it further.