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Administration

04/26/11 3:28am
Following local coverage of Kahn the camel’s presence and treatment at the Zeta Psi petting zoo during Spring Fling, the University may reexamine its policy on such events.
04/25/11 5:23am

Penn slow to change alcohol policy

Major changes proposed to Penn's alcohol policy by the Interfraternity Council were met with resistance from administrators.
04/25/11 3:36am

Small department to see large reshuffle

Nathan Ensmenger’s departure from the STSC department after being denied tenure is not the only faculty change that will affect the department next year.
04/25/11 12:00am

Political Science professor Henry Teune dies at 75

Henry Teune, professor of Political Science, died on April 12 at the age of 75.
04/22/11 2:28am

University appoints Ensmenger replacement

PIK professor Jonathan Moreno was chosen to replace STSC undergraduate chair Nathan Ensmenger Wednesday, following Ensmenger's recent tenure denial and decision to leave Penn.
04/13/11 3:58am

Title IX investigation at Yale raises concerns

It is unclear how an ongoing Title IX investigation at Yale University might affect other Ivy League campuses.
03/25/11 5:36am

Penn simplifies housing process

On March 30, Penn Housing Services will introduce the first fully-online housing application, among other changes, to all incoming students.
03/22/11 1:15am
Starting in April, Penn's Payroll Office announced that it will only pay employees — including students and staff — through direct deposit or a new automated system.
03/22/11 12:06am

Hoax email sent to Engineering School

A fake email sent to the Engineering community by a faculty member Monday morning announced that classes before noon in the Moore Building were canceled due to an electrical failure.
03/17/11 4:46am

Penn puts study abroad in Japan on hold

In response to a potential nuclear crisis in Japan, the Office of International Programs announced Wednesday that all upcoming Penn Abroad programs in the region have been put on hold.
03/16/11 4:58am

Penn pulls students from Japan

Following one of the worst natural disasters in Japan’s history, Penn Abroad is asking students who have not begun their semester abroad in the country to return home.
03/03/11 5:28am

Annenberg visits the Middle East

Annenberg's Adam Levin is teaching in Kabul to lay the foundations for a media infrastructure in Afghanistan, despite facing life-threatening security concerns every day.
03/03/11 5:09am
Penn President Amy Gutmann announced at a forum Wednesday that she and the Provost will release an action plan to increase faculty diversity by the end of this academic year.
03/02/11 6:01am

WikiLeaks comes to college campuses

UniLeaks announced its aim to expose “corruption and mismanagement” in United States colleges in an open letter to university presidents on Monday.
03/02/11 5:08am

Insurance coverage still limited for transgender employees

In the minds of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees, two University policies stand in the way of true equal rights.
03/01/11 5:36am
While Penn president Amy Gutmann travels to often as part of her state-wide involvement and work on national commissions, she makes sure to put Penn first.
02/23/11 4:41am

HUP may stop hiring smokers

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is considering a policy of no longer hiring smokers, according to HUP spokeswoman Susan Phillips.
02/21/11 3:37pm

Trustees talk finances, neighbor relations

Penn's Board of Trustees met with Penn President Amy Gutmann last week to discuss the University's finances, academic policy and campus and neighborhood relations.
02/21/11 5:20am

Gutmann appointed to national commission

In Washington, D.C. on Feb. 17, Leslie Berlowitz — president of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences — named Gutmann and Annenberg Public Policy Center director Kathleen Hall Jamieson to the academy’s new Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences.
02/17/11 11:51pm
After extensive consultation with University leaders, Eduardo Glandt will now keep his deanship until 2015.