After Penn, Yale University had the second fastest endowment growth at 209.4%, followed by Brown, Princeton, Columbia, Dartmouth, Harvard, and Cornell University.
In his new role, Dingfield will oversee Penn’s financial functions, including cash and short-term investments and capital financing strategies.
The committee consists of 14 Penn faculty and student government representatives.
Residential Services expected 2,545 first-year and transfer students, 2,379 second-year students, and 866 third- and fourth-year students to move into campus housing between Aug. 21 and 28.
The protest was organized by the Coalition to Save the UC Townhomes — a group of residents protesting the sale of 70 units of affordable housing.
The Daily Pennsylvanian has gathered a list of 10 people to know on campus, ranging from the new president of the University to Wharton's youngest tenured and highest-rated professors.
Husson, who served as Boston College's senior vice president for university advancement since 2004, will begin his tenure at Penn on Oct. 17.
The mask protocol change was announced in a University-wide email among a number of COVID-19 policy updates, including the discontinuation of PennOpen Pass on Aug. 8.
Gutmann College House was one of two college houses — along with Lauder College House — built during Gutmann’s 18-year presidency.
The dean’s report, which was leaked online and lists examples of Wax making inflammatory comments to students and faculty, brings the professor closer to potentially facing termination.
Liz Magill will officially become Penn's ninth president on Friday, July 1. She will succeed Interim President Wendell Pritchett and former University president Amy Gutmann.
Senior Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs Tamara Greenfield King will serve as the interim vice provost of University Life.
The plagiarism accusations, which surfaced through a petition launched on May 16, alleged that two students admitted to Penn’s highly selective seven-year bio-dental program plagiarized several research papers while in high school.
A 30-page document appears to present numerous instances of plagiarism and fabricated data in research papers and preprints authored by two students enrolled at Penn.
Relive the Class of 2022's senior year, in which the University transitioned back to in-person life and Penn's administration underwent major shakeups.
This year's ceremony will feature speeches from Interim President Wendell Pritchett, University Chaplain Chaz Howard, and guest speaker and Penn professor Dorothy Roberts.
Du Bois College House was founded in 1972 to promote retention and academic success of Black students at Penn. Fifty years later, however, Black students drew attention to the increasing number of non-Black residents.
FFP Campaign Coordinator and College sophomore Sarah Sterinbach called the protest "the most successful action in FFP history."
The change in COVID-19 masking policy came five days after Penn and the City of Philadelphia began enforcing an indoor mask mandate in non-classroom settings.
The announcement comes at a time of widespread turnover among administration for high-profile universities — several other presidents are also stepping down from their positions.