Doug Lynch, a former Graduate School of Education vice dean who resigned in April 2012 after falsifying a doctoral degree, is continuing to misrepresent his credentials.
Steven Fluharty, who currently serves as senior vice provost for research at Penn, will succeed Rebecca Bushnell as the next dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, the University announced Thursday afternoon.
Following a probe into falsified claims about a doctoral degree, Penn has placed Vice Dean of the Graduate School of Education Doug Lynch on administrative leave, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported early Thursday morning.
The appointment of Christina Paxson will maintain the current balance of male-to-female Ivy League presidents.
As part of a larger effort to improve recruitment and retention rates, Penn is looking to its faculty for guidance and inviting standing faculty members to participate in its first-ever faculty climate survey.
The United Minorities Council and the Philomathean Society organized a panel of faculty to discuss the Diversity Action Plan, which was announced by the administration this summer.
The University is currently in the process of working to obtain a naming gift for a future residential hall on Hill Field.
The School of Nursing’s Assistant Dean for Diversity and Cultural Affairs, Nancy Tkacs, was recently appointed to advice the Nursing school on how to diversify its faculty. Tkacs sat down with The Daily Pennsylvanian to discuss her new role.
The University announced at a Board of Trustees meeting Thursday that its endowment return — which indicates how well the sum of its investments performed — for Fiscal Year 2011 was 18.6 percent.
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.
MacCarthy, currently the vice president for external relations at the University of Arizona, will be in charge of conveying information about Penn’s activities to internal and external stakeholders.
The Penn benefactor and wife of Raymond Perelman died Sunday morning.
The two main goals of the plan are to build a more diverse faculty and to create a more inclusive campus community.
After nearly three years as Executive Director of International Programs at Penn, Anne Waters is stepping down.
At a summit in Beijing last month, Dean of the Law School Michael Fitts and Associate Dean for International Affairs Amy Gadsden were among nine American and 10 Chinese law deans who met to discuss the importance of the rule of law.
Psychiatry professor Jay Amsterdam has accused two of his colleagues, psychiatry professors Dwight Evans and Laszlo Gyulai, of signing their names to a ghostwritten paper.
Larry Jameson replaced Arthur Rubenstein as the dean of Penn's Perelman School of Medicine and executive vice president of UPHS.
The Perkins Loan program, which provides low-interest federal loans for needy students, may be cut to ease the national deficit.
Richard Hodges, who has been director since 2007, will assume an academic presidency in Italy.
The School of Nursing announced last Thursday that it will open a Center for Global Women’s Health next month in connection with UN Women — a UN entity dedicated to empowering women that was created this year.