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Administration

11/11/13 6:31pm
The report outlined six key objectives that it recommends the University work toward in the next five years.
11/10/13 4:17pm

Board of Trustees meetings: new buildings, reaccreditation, sexual violence

The Daily Pennsylvanian gets you caught up on what was discussed during the Trustees’ individual committee meetings last week.
11/08/13 2:43pm
Penn will host a campus-wide memorial service for the late former president Sheldon Hackney in March, the University announced at a Board of Trustees meeting on Friday.
11/07/13 11:43am
No retail options are currently planned for the office building.
11/07/13 9:26am
Two prominent Penn families are the lead donors to a new Hill Field college house, a project that will break ground on Friday.
10/31/13 9:19pm

As 'urban Ivy,' Penn leads in urban revitalization

Executive vice presidents from peer institutions discussed their schools’ development efforts in urban communities on Thursday.
10/31/13 6:56pm

Penn joins two patent infringement lawsuits over breast cancer gene testing

The lawsuits relate to BRCA1 and BRCA2, key genes in determining risk for breast or ovarian cancer.
10/28/13 8:55pm

Penn stays silent over Peking University prof departure

Penn has many ties with the Chinese university. In March 2010, Penn entered a memorandum of understanding with Peking University, and many of Penn’s schools work closely with the Chinese university.
10/28/13 7:43pm

Time to Shine celebration comes to a close

The Time to Shine tour celebrates the accomplishments of the $4.3 billion Making History fundraising campaign, which concluded in December 2012.
10/24/13 10:07pm
Speakers at the vigil outside the president’s house also called for changes to policies regarding University apparel.
10/24/13 5:38pm

With dean hires upcoming, all eyes on Gutmann

Some professors say that Penn’s four upcoming dean appointments could be a defining part of President Gutmann’s legacy.
10/22/13 1:46pm
Penn President Amy Gutmann was elected vice chair of the Association of American Universities on Tuesday, a position that gives her a national platform to discuss and lobby for higher-education issues.
10/15/13 7:15pm

Gutmann now second-highest-paid Ivy president

Penn President Amy Gutmann was the second-highest-paid Ivy League campus head in 2011, jumping up one spot on the annual Ivy compensation rankings.
10/08/13 9:05pm

Penn leads in endowment returns across Ivies, peers

Endowment returns across the Ivy League have surged following a relatively stagnant 2012 fiscal year, with Penn leading the pack.
10/07/13 7:04pm
Faculty and admissions consultants believe Director of MBA admissions Ankur Kumar’s leave will not have a significant effect.
10/06/13 7:27pm

Wharton wrongly represented, says former MBA director

Thomas Caleel, who served as Wharton MBA admissions director from 2005 to 2008, discussed the recent admissions director’s resignation and his view on Wharton’s decline.
09/29/13 3:29pm

ICYMI: Obama plans higher ed ratings

The Daily Pennsylvanian breaks down some of the president’s recent plans to reform American higher education, including his proposal to tie his higher ed ratings to federal financial aid.
09/25/13 8:32pm

Hackney began presidency on rocky ground

Most expected then-Provost Vartan Gregorian to be selected, and claimed that the search process was unfair when Hackney was chosen.
09/23/13 9:09pm

Hackney's proteges saw success in presidencies

Current and former university presidents credit Sheldon Hackney for recognizing their leadership potential.
09/22/13 3:52pm
On Sept. 10, Pennsylvania’s highest state court declined to allow Penn to appeal a $9.65 million verdict awarded to former patient Eric Davenport, who sued in 2008 after he was misdiagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.