Administration

03/16/18 4:03am
On Wednesday morning, director of the Wistar Institute Dario Altieri sent out an email saying he would walk out 'for personal reasons.' Over a hundred of his employees joined him. 
03/16/18 12:33am
Although Brown, Princeton, and Yale have reclassified economics as a STEM major, which helps international students work in the U.S. longer, Penn hasn't followed in their footsteps. 
03/15/18 1:05am
In December 2017, the group released a report which discovered that 20 of the 28 Penn trustees the group investigated held slaves and had ties to the slave trade.
03/14/18 11:57pm
The first of its kind since 1969, the teach-in will focus on "the production, dissemination, and use of knowledge." 
03/14/18 11:26pm
Camika Royal spoke for this year's Alvin P. Gutman Public Scholar Lecture, an annual Civic House event that invites a noted scholar to inspire guests to actively seek social change. 
03/14/18 5:44am
On Monday, the University notified the students affected via email that their personal information had been accessed and that an investigation was ongoing. 
03/14/18 1:55am
This year marks Alexander's 19th year at CAPS, where he has been the director since 2009. Rose has worked at Penn's Career Services for nearly 40 years, serving as director since 1982. 
03/13/18 5:55pm
The email asked recipients to submit their 'ideas and suggestions' on how to improve Penn's policies around sexual harassment by Apr. 6, adding that comments would be kept confidential.  
03/12/18 11:44pm
NCH opened for its first freshmen residents in 2016 and is now one of the University's four-year undergraduate dorms. It was also the only four-year house that filled up so quickly. 
03/12/18 10:50pm
Information accessed included class enrollment, students' names, and the last four digits of their social security numbers. 
03/12/18 3:34am
Penn's Board of Trustees voted to increase undergraduate tuition by 3.8 percent for the upcoming academic year, with the total cost of attendance exceeding $70,000 for the first time.
03/02/18 12:12am
Tuition will increase from $47,416 to $49,220, room and board from $15,066 to $15,616, and fees from $6,118 to $6,364, according to the resolution posed at Board of Trustee meeting today.
03/01/18 6:06am
Maps dating back to 1886 indicate the cemetery was located at 4125 Chestnut St. and extends eastward to a parking lot that Penn now owns and operates. 
03/01/18 4:31am
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney will now be in charge of narrowing down the list to nine individuals to form the new board in time for the upcoming school year. 
02/28/18 2:10am
Penn documents show that Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, and Tiffany Trump, could have contributed combined donations of anywhere from $10,001 to $22,743 since 2010. 
02/27/18 9:56pm
University Director of Financial Aid Elaine Papas Varas said the federal grant program, loan programs, work-study, and loan forgiveness would all likely be affected by the bill.
02/26/18 4:55pm
This announcement follows a wave of other universities taking similar action, including Boston University, MIT, Brown, Yale, Dartmouth, Cornell, and Penn State.
02/26/18 12:43am
Penn Libraries received a year-long grant to digitize some of the iconic singer's Marian Anderson collection, including 1,200 performance programs and 146 personal diaries.
02/23/18 12:56am
Dozens accused 1963 College graduate and former trustee Steve Wynn of sexual misconduct, prompting Penn to remove his name from "Wynn Commons" and to rescind his honorary degree.
02/22/18 7:38pm
'What Can't Be Debated on Campus' was published in The Wall Street Journal and explores the 'unreasoned speech' Wax encountered in response to her original Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed.