Wax has become known to make controversial statements promoting 'bourgeois culture' and most recently declared that black students rarely graduate top of their class.
Dartmouth, Harvard, Yale, Brown, Princeton, and Stanford all have blanket prohibitions on undergraduate-faculty relationships for undergraduates, similar to the one Penn just implemented.
Throughout the symposium, several speakers drew parallels between the divides in society during World War I and society today.
Wharton junior Michelle Lyu, who first met Troy during her freshman year at Hillel's Falk Dining Commons, decided to start a fundraiser to help the Harris family. Currently, over 200 donations have raised over $8,000.
Created under Gutmann’s Penn Compact 2020, the Prizes grant students up to $100,000 to implement their projects the year after graduation, as well as $50,000 for each student to stipend living expenses.
The contract between the PPA and the University expired on July 31, 2017 and until this point had not been renewed since representatives from the union and DPS had not been able to agree on the terms of the contract.
Alexander prepares to retire on Aug. 31, but over the past near decade, he has led Counseling and Psychological Services through a period of growth and increased scrutiny.
The report from Penn's Office of the Ombudsman for the 2016-2017 academic year highlights a growing number of complaints relating to aggressive behavior and unfair treatment on campus.
At the first Campus Conversation, President Gutmann and Provost Pritchett sat on the panel, but Monday, Pritchett sat in the first row as an audience member, and Gutmann was not present.
Gutmann has remained largely silent since Trump took office, focusing on policy rather than the Penn alum and president himself.
The program’s recent expansion was announced shortly after the first Campus Conversation as a part of the University’s Campaign for Wellness.
The announcement of the center comes after a recent security breach at Penn, where approximately 9,000 student had their information accessed through advance registration lists.
In order to sell items with the Penn logo, vendors must apply to the University for a license and, once received, must pay Penn a 10 percent royalty fee of the item’s wholesale cost.
Cosby’s lawyers claimed that the judge's wife has a conflict of interest because his wife is a CAPS counselor for victims of sexual assault and has advocated for victims in the past.
Penn has made a series of major announcements to do with high-level administrative personnel this semester. Penn Dental is only one of three schools that will welcome new deans in August.
Penn and Columbia are the only two Ivies that do not have PILOT agreements, through which nonprofits make payments to local governments in lieu of any property tax.
As a nonprofit, Penn is exempt from paying property taxes under the tax code even though it is the largest private employer in the city.
Penn typically awards eight professors – four from health-related disciplines and four from other departments.
While administrators have indicated that there is an ongoing search for an ASAM program director, faculty and students involved in Asian American studies refute this claim.
Despite the scope of the information leaked and the way that the University informed affected students, many privacy experts say legal repercussions likely will not be severe.