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Administration

05/30/20 1:44am
Penn announced in January that they would not invest in thermal coal and tar sands industries in the future and a University spokesperson wrote Penn has no further plans to report.
05/25/20 1:50am
Sharpton asked Gutmann to publish a report on the involvement of African American professionals in the management of Penn’s $14.7 billion endowment. 
05/21/20 4:39pm
The four scenarios include a hybrid of in-person and online instruction, a shortened in-person semester, more robust summer 2021 course offerings, and entirely online learning.
05/21/20 12:13am
207 Penn faculty and staff signed an open letter urging administration to use the University's endowment to support graduate students and non-tenured faculty during the coronavirus pandemic.
05/20/20 12:01am
Stupine worked as an Associate Dean and then Vice Dean for Administration and Finance at Penn Vet from 1978 to 2009. He also held interim positions at the School of Dental Medicine and Office of Budget and Resources at Penn.
05/19/20 12:54am
Penn President Amy Gutmann was joined by commencement speaker and award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, as well as 1999 College graduate and Grammy-award winning musician John Legend, to congratulate the Class of 2020.
04/28/20 12:56am
University administration said they have no plans to amend the current leave of absence policy for the fall semester. 
04/27/20 5:02pm
Penn President Amy Gutmann wrote in an email to the Penn community on Monday that the University has established a Recovery Planning Group to determine when students will be able to return to campus. 
04/24/20 12:00am
Here’s how all eight Ivy League universities are using — or not using — their CARES funding.
04/23/20 1:46pm
Fox News host Tucker Carlson blasted Penn for qualifying for federal aid, citing President Amy Gutmann's $3.6 million salary and the University's $14.7 billion endowment.
04/23/20 12:52am
Gutmann also discussed the process of making major decisions such as asking undergraduates to move off campus and shifting to remote learning. She said that the University has not yet decided when students will be allowed back at Penn.
04/22/20 1:30am
Vice President of Finance and Treasurer MaryFrances McCourt wrote in an email to The Daily Pennsylvanian that Penn has not yet finalized how it will spend the funds, nor has it received the money from the federal government yet. 
04/21/20 12:27pm
Penn President Amy Gutmann wrote in an email to all undergraduates on Tuesday morning that the summer savings grant will help mitigate the loss of expected income due to canceled summer jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic.
04/20/20 12:22am
Penn Medicine’s Vice President for Public Affairs Patrick Norton wrote in an email to The Daily Pennsylvanian that the University of Pennsylvania Health System will continue to recruit employees “to ensure [Penn Med] can continue to meet our patient care mission.”
04/16/20 12:46am
While some students have expressed support for a semesterly Dean’s List based only on academic performance in fall 2019, the University has decided against this option.
04/13/20 1:16pm
No changes will be made to tuition, fee charges, and grading policies for credit-bearing undergraduate courses in the summer sessions, the email read. 
04/09/20 11:31pm
Penn students on dining plans will now receive refunds for their remaining spring semester meal plan balance, and departed College House residents will receive pro-rated reimbursements in May on their student billing accounts.
04/09/20 5:55pm
Provost Wendell Pritchett announced the change and the suspension of the 2019-2020 Dean's List in a Thursday afternoon email to Penn undergraduates.
04/04/20 8:50pm
In a live discussion with Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett, Gutmann will offer her perspective on the actions of global leaders as well as Penn’s response to the crisis.
03/29/20 10:04pm
Harvard University, Stanford University, and Columbia University have established policies that make all classes graded on a pass/fail, pass/no credit, or satisfactory/no credit basis.