For all of Hackney’s achievements over his first 11 years in office, the former president’s handling of two free speech incidents in 1993, his final year, will remain forever etched into his Penn legacy.
Penn’s endowment grew by nearly $1 billion in the 2013 fiscal year, generating an investment return of 14.4 percent, the University announced at a Board of Trustees meeting Thursday morning.
Sheldon Hackney, a popular and polarizing president who served from 1981-93, died on Thursday afternoon. Former colleagues say he left lasting impacts on the University.
A University commission will give its recommendations to the president and provost by the end of December.
The Daily Pennsylvanian takes a look at each of the departing deans and the process that is underway to find their replacements.
This version marks a renewal of some of Gutmann’s priorities in 2004.
Bonnell replaced Steven Fluharty and is the first woman to fill the position.
The DP sits down with Kenneth Jones, the new program coordinator for the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life.
The University filed suit Tuesday in federal court against WAC, a firm in Mendham, N.J.
The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Law School announced on Tuesday the establishment of the Law and Technology program, a new graduate program offering a joint degree in engineering and law.
Steven Fluhary, who assumed his role as dean of the School of Arts and Sciences on July 1, discussed his career path with the DP.
The online learning management system Canvas will be implemented across all University schools by the summer of 2014.
A month after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that genes cannot be patented, Penn and Myriad Genetics — the company which had its genetic patents overturned by the Court — have filed two lawsuits claiming that their breast cancer-related patents were infringed.
In a letter published on Wednesday, Penn President Amy Gutmann and 185 other university presidents urged the government to reconsider higher education funding cuts.
The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with Eve Troutt Powell, whose appointment as the School of Arts & Sciences Associate Dean for Graduate Studies went into effect on July 1.
A former employee is suing the University of Pennsylvania Health System for allegedly discriminating against her on the basis of disability, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court last Friday.
Wharton is partnering with the Zurich Insurance Group to study risk reduction methods that could help reduce the flood damage brought about by hurricanes and tsunamis, among other causes.
The Center for High Impact Philanthropy released a free online guide this week that should help patrons decide where to put their charitable donations. Environment and Vibrant Communities are impact areas identified by the Food Funder Compass.
After two days of negotiations, and 18 months of organizing, workers in Falk Dining Commons in Penn’s Hillel unanimously voted to accept a three-year contract with Bon Appétit Management Company last Friday.
Following the outcry over the not-guilty verdict of George Zimmerman, Penn professor Anthea Butler has created outcry herself over comments calling god “a white racist.”