Administration

11/25/09 11:24am

Gutmann to lead Obama panel on bioethics

President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that University President Amy Gutmann will be the chairwoman of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.
11/25/09 5:23am

Around the world with Penn Admissions

Admissions representatives travel to over 30 countries in any given year, according to Dean of Admissions Eric Furda. And in spite of University-wide budget cuts, the admissions travel budget “hasn’t been cut at all.”
11/23/09 11:32am

Carnaroli discusses Penn’s dynamic evolution

In a celebration of the founding of fraternity Psi Upsilon, Penn’s Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli discussed the University’s past, present and future.
11/13/09 10:39am

Gutmann among top-paid college presidents

In the Chronicle of Higher Education's ranking of university presidents' salaries, Penn's Amy Gutmann is one of the best-paid, earning $1.28 million in fiscal year 2008.
11/09/09 8:24am

Trustees discuss finances, academics and expansion

Although a major part of each of the fall trustees meetings was spent celebrating James Riepe’s decade as chairman of the board, much discussion also surrounded the University’s financial health, academic goals and environmental sustainability.
11/04/09 5:23am

David Cohen to become new Trustees chairman

Long-time University trustee David Cohen is four days from becoming the chairman of the Board of Trustees.
10/22/09 6:03am

Wharton establishes partnership in UAE

Penn is expanding its programs to all corners of the world, including the Middle East, Africa and South America.
10/12/09 6:24am

Nursing school unveils new green roof

Last Saturday, the rooftop garden on Claire M. Fagin Hall was dedicated to the alumni of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania’s now-defunct Nursing Diploma Program.
09/23/09 6:28am

New award to promote female faculty advancement

The Provost’s Office and the Trustees Council of Penn Women have established an award to recognize community members for efforts that help female faculty advance in the workplace.
09/22/09 6:45am

Gutmann receives $500K Carnegie grant

Penn President Amy Gutmann was one of four higher-education leaders to receive a 2009 Carnegie Corporation Academic Leadership Award yesterday.
09/21/09 4:39am

Adnan Zulfiqar hired as University Interfaith Fellow

In an effort to reach members of underrepresented religious groups, the Chaplain's Office has hired the first of what may be a few Interfaith Fellows.
09/18/09 10:29pm

Registrar, SFS seek new record system

Penn InTouch received a dramatic makeover toward the end of last semester. But the changes may have only been screen-deep.
09/18/09 10:25pm

Penn offers new insurance option

Students this year have a wider range of options in choosing their health insurance policy with the addition of the Penn Add-On Plan, designed to supplement a pre-existing private insurance plan.
09/18/09 5:04am
The University fulfilled its pledge to the environment with its Climate Action Plan, fulfills the promise President Gutmann when she signed the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment.
09/09/09 4:15am
Provost Vincent Price became the first interim provost in University history to permanently fill the position when he officially assumed office July 1. He replaced former Provost Ron Daniels, who left Penn last winter to serve as president of Johns Hopkins University.
09/09/09 4:07am

Summer Recap | Executive pay rises as expected

The recently released executive compensation figures for the 2008 fiscal year - which began on July 1, 2007 and ended on June 30, 2008 - were as expected, with no University officials receiving surprising increases in compensation.
09/04/09 5:32am

Administration 101: Who runs Penn

Penn's administrators are responsible for the thousands of students and millions of dollars that pass through the University every year, and their decisions affect every member of the Penn community.
06/11/09 9:00am

Exec. pay rises as expected

The recently released executive compensation figures for the 2008 fiscal year - which began on July 1, 2007 and ended on June 30, 2008 - were as expected, with no University officials receiving surprising increases in compensation.
06/05/09 5:43am

Price announced as provost

As the first interim provost in the University’s history chosen to permanently fill the position, Vincent Price already made his mark last Thursday when Penn President Amy Gutmann announced his selection — but he’s not taking any chances on missing a beat.
06/02/09 7:52am

University selects Vincent Price as next provost

The search for Penn's next provost is over: Vincent Price will take the reins as the University's 29th provost beginning July 1, Penn President Amy Gutmann announced this afternoon. Price is currently interim provost of Penn and a professor of communication in the Annenberg School.