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Administration

12/05/18 7:12pm
Graduate students at Brown University voted to unionize after over a year of campaigns and Columbia University administration officially recognized the student union following years of resistance.
12/03/18 7:30pm
Cohen, who received her Ph.D. from Penn in 1992, has led Weingarten since it was created in 2004 and oversaw learning resources at Penn for the three years prior. 
11/29/18 2:52pm
Philadelphia’s Chamber of Commerce has awarded the annual honor since 1949 to a local individual for 'outstanding contributions toward the betterment of the region, professional accomplishments, and commitment to charity as well as to the community.'
11/28/18 9:26pm
While administrators say they are making efforts to reduce noise when construction starts on Dec. 3, students are still worried they will be unable to study in their buildings.
11/27/18 8:41pm
In the email sent to Du Bois and Rodin residents, University administrators said students will hear "intermittent noise" from construction from Dec. 3 through finals week. 
11/20/18 7:19pm
The National Coalition For Men has filed similar complaints against other universities, and there is no evidence the complaint will result in any consequences for Penn. 
11/19/18 6:34pm
As their first semester in the UA leadership wraps up, Krone and Andrews have zeroed in on improving transparency between the UA and the student body. 
11/18/18 6:53pm
The re-loadable debit card system will be used for Thanksgiving, winter, and spring break for this academic year. 
11/16/18 3:12pm
The designation is meant to recognize hospitals and health systems for their work in using healthcare technology effectively to improve care for patients. 
11/16/18 2:17pm
The $70 million suit, filed on Nov. 15 by seven women, alleged the professors sexually assaulted, harassed, and discriminated against the women while they were graduate students. 
11/15/18 3:13am
Penn does not have any standing sustainability professors — only lecturers, adjunct, and visiting professors — and professor Irina Marinov is the only standing faculty member studying climate science.
11/11/18 8:10pm
Some have expressed support for Penn taking steps to support more mental health support, and others pushed back on the idea of singling out Wharton over the other undergraduate schools.
11/07/18 10:00pm
Penn announced it would require all sophomore students to live in a college house, starting in three years. New College House West's opening in 2021 will help accommodate these students.
11/07/18 2:45am
"I want this to show how seriously we take our right to vote," Gutmann said. "The implications are very, very clear; young people’s voices need to be heard."
11/05/18 9:00am
This is the first time undergraduate students will have access to mental health care directly within their school, but there are currently no plans to station a clinician in any other undergraduate school, CAPS Deputy Executive Director Meeta Kumar said.
11/02/18 12:30pm
Established in May 2018, the Penn First Plus Office aims to improve the experience of first-generation, low-income students at Penn, as administrators look to accommodate the school's biggest-ever FGLI class. 
11/01/18 1:05pm
After a failed attempt in 2015 to convince Penn to divest from all fossil fuels, the student group called on the University to divest from coal and tar sands, a specific type of fossil fuel. 
10/28/18 7:13pm
Apple is looking to expand this policy to other schools including Johns Hopkins University, Santa Clara University, and, closer to home, Temple University. 
10/26/18 8:06pm
Executive Director of Penn's Ortner Center of Violence & Abuse in Relationships Susan Sorenson spoke to students in a time of shifting federal policy over sexual assault on college campuses. 
10/25/18 9:00am
The AKO Foundation, the charity branch of hedge fund AKO Capital LLP,  granted the donation which will also fund the Katja and Nicolai Tangen International Endowed Scholarship.