Experts and campus anti-assault groups say these proposed rules could affect the way sexual misconduct is handled at universities such as Penn in significant ways, with the potential to make it more difficult for complainants to voice their concerns.
Wharton administrators say they decided to change Huntsman Hall's opening hours after 'collaborative discussions' with students, but it is still unclear to what extent student feedback was taken into account.
This fall, only 194 students are abroad — the lowest number in recent history. Of the 194 students, 55 of them are seniors.
Kings Court English House, DuBois College House, and Gregory College House do not have air-conditioning, and residents have been competing to sleep in the few cool spots in the dorms.
After months of graduate and professional student activism for better discrimination reporting, Penn rolls out the online form.
Bachman will replace John L. Jackson, Jr., who was appointed dean of the Annenberg School For Communication last spring. Both appointments will be effective Jan. 1, 2019.
Some student leaders in the first-generation, low-income community have expressed concern about the lack of student input in forming the office.
Former Wharton junior Olivia Kong died by suicide in April 2016, and her parents took legal action against Penn this April.
School of Arts and Sciences Dean Steven Fluharty announced a number of structural changes to the Fels Institute including the appointment of two faculty program directors in May.
Hewitt confirmed that her previous position as senior associate director for Wharton undergraduates has been filled by David Ross, who was previously associate director.
Houston Market’s construction was officially completed Aug. 19, but the building itself was not open to students until the first day of classes on Aug. 28.
The previous University Architect, David Hollenberg, held the position from 2006 until his partial retirement in June 2018. Kocent's appointment to the position became effective July 2.
Hospital Pavilion, Wharton Academic Research Building, and New College House West are among the several new building projects to open during before the freshman class graduates.
Over the past year, Penn students say that the fraternity-dominated party scene at Penn has already begun to change, and this year's NSO will likely feel the effects.
From CAPS to student led groups, Penn's often competitive culture is complemented by these mental health resources every student should know.
Dubé's position as director of all wellness initiatives across the University is the first of its kind in the Ivy League.
In an email sent to members of the Psychology department, the department chair Sharon Thompson-Schill said Kurzban denied the allegations but decided to leave for the 'best interests' of the University.
“We continue to be very troubled by the executive order, now upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, that prohibits travelers from seven countries from entering the United States, five of them majority-Muslim,” Gutmann said.
The CAPS website states that there are no Thursday evening hours from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. between May 17 and Aug. 23 and no Saturday hours between May 5 and Sep. 1.
The announcement comes several months after the current Vice Provost and Director of Libraries Carton Rogers announced his retirement in Oct. 2017.