Penn Police and law enforcement concluded that the threat was "not credible," with DPS stating that several other institutions across the country received an identical message.
Penn's test-optional policy was first implemented due to the COVID-19 pandemic during the 2020-21 admissions cycle and has been extended every cycle since.
The hearing board's ruling follows an uncommon disciplinary procedure that began in January 2022, continuing the national debate about the boundaries of protected speech by academics.
A DP analysis found that the number of full-time non-medical school administrators at Penn increased by 78%, compared to a 40% increase in full-time non-medical faculty over the past 20 years.
In a letter sent on Feb. 8, the AAUP Penn Executive Committee wrote that the harassment experienced by Penn lecturer Dwayne Booth must be condemned as a “threat to academic freedom.”
Ciaccio formerly served as Senior Director for Academic and Residential Programs and succeeds Karu Kozuma, who now serves as Vice Provost for University Life.
A former school administrator alleges he was pressured to leave his job after he complained of “sexually explicit and harassing conduct” toward his assistant by the chair of the school's periodontics department.
All classes beginning before 10 a.m. were cancelled as a result of the delayed opening.
"The Complaint sweeps through decades of unconnected alleged incidents in search of a narrative," University and WilmerHale attorneys wrote in Penn's first response to the lawsuit since it was filed last December.
Mann — a professor in the department of Earth and Environmental Sciences — won the lawsuit against bloggers Rand Simberg and Mark Steyn last Thursday.
In an interview with The Daily Pennsylvanian, Booth defended his cartoons from mounting backlash among Jewish community members.
In the newly created role, Swartley will work to expand the center's work across the University as a whole, according to the PCI announcement.
H. Elliott Rogers and Gail Underwood Rogers have been some of the program's most frequent benefactors.
The lawsuit alleges that funds designated for economically underprivileged business students were given to student athletes who did not fit the criteria.
The artwork facing scrutiny was made by cartoonist and freelance writer Dwayne Booth, who teaches courses at Penn on political cartooning.
The Office of Financial Aid told the Daily Pennsylvanian that student financial aid packages will not be impacted by the FAFSA delay.
Sunstein — a legal scholar and former administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs — discussed the legal nuances of free speech.
In the Feb. 1 column, Bok warned that the next presidential search will be different than past searches.
Five schools, including three Ivies, settled on Jan. 24, agreeing to pay $104.5 million between them.
Approximately 80 people attended the event, which featured remarks from Interim President J. Larry Jameson, Paideia faculty, and student fellows