Faculty members, students, and alumni affiliated with the MEC talked to the DP about the implications of Küçük’s resignation as director amid heightened campus tensions.
Former and current hotel employees alleged their complaints of a toxic workplace have gone unaddressed due to their superior's apparent marriage to a top Penn administrator.
President Liz Magill opened the forum by acknowledging the shooting of three college students of Palestinian descent that occurred last Saturday in Burlington, Vermont.
The theme of Penn’s ongoing self-study is “Inclusively and Effectively Educating the Whole Person for the 21st Century.”
The AAUP statement comes a day after Penn Chavurah and IfNotNow Philly hosted a rally in Penn Commons where dozens of students protested the University’s refusal to allow for the screening of “Israelism.”
The Committee hearing — titled “Holding Campus Leaders Accountable and Confronting Antisemitism” — will take place on Dec. 5 at 10:15 a.m.
"We are actively working to find a date in February when the film can be viewed and discussed safely and constructively," a Penn spokesperson wrote.
Penn argued that first- and second-year biomedical graduate students and educational fellowship recipients working on lab rotations should not be included in the body.
The letter included signatures from 44 Penn affiliates at the time of publication and was made public on Nov. 20.
The group has outlined three key demands towards top University representatives: ceasefire in Gaza now, the protection of freedom of speech at the University, and the institution of critical thought on Palestine.
The advisory group will assemble the perspectives of Jewish students at Penn to discuss “issues of concern,” according to an email to the Penn community on Nov. 16.
The DP researched some of the most notable donors to understand their backgrounds, Penn leadership roles, and level of generosity to Penn during their time as alumni.
Christie spoke about antisemitism on college campuses and said Magill, in addition to the presidents of Harvard and Cornell universities, should be fired.
Over half of the Congress members who have publicly criticized Penn's response to Hamas' attack on Israel have received campaign support from withdrawn Penn donors and their affiliated companies.
The group will includes seven faculty representatives from multiple Penn schools, two student representatives, and six staff, alumni, and Trustee representatives.
The United States Department of Education is investigating five instances of antisemitism and two Islamophobia cases across seven schools.
The letter expressed concern about the University's “failure to respond to the defamation and harassment” that pro-Palestinian faculty members have been experiencing.
The group accused Penn of neglecting to support dissenting voices on the Israel-Hamas war and promised to hold programming in response to the University's failures.
Notable changes in the last five years include reducing carbon emissions, adding electric vehicles to Penn Transit’s fleet, and developing academic collaborations.
The application period for rising juniors and seniors opened on Oct. 31 and is set to close at 5 p.m. on Nov. 21, for the 2024-25 academic year.