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02/04/13 6:01pm
The University announced Monday evening that Ronald Perelman has donated $25 million to create a new center for political science and economics on campus.
01/30/13 10:35am

Penn brings in new chief information officer

Thomas Murphy, the chief information officer at DaVita HealthCare Partners, will serve as Penn’s next vice president for information technology and CIO, the University announced Wednesday.
01/29/13 11:26pm
Steven Fluharty sat down with The Daily Pennsylvanian the other day to discuss some of his priorities as he transitions into his new role at SAS.
01/28/13 10:50pm
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.
01/17/13 12:14pm

New School of Arts and Sciences dean announced

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.
04/26/12 6:29am
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.
03/02/12 3:42pm

Brown University announces new president

The appointment of Christina Paxson will maintain the current balance of male-to-female Ivy League presidents.
12/05/11 10:19pm

Penn seeks faculty input on campus climate

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.
11/01/11 12:33am
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.
10/25/11 9:45pm
The University is currently in the process of working to obtain a naming gift for a future residential hall on Hill Field.
09/19/11 11:50pm
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.
09/18/11 1:37am

Penn posts $1 billion endowment return

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.
08/30/11 10:47pm

Administration | A who's who guide

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.
08/04/11 3:12am

Penn appoints Stephen MacCarthy as VP of communications

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.
07/31/11 5:05pm
The Penn benefactor and wife of Raymond Perelman died Sunday morning.
07/28/11 4:19am

Penn plans to diversify faculty

The two main goals of the plan are to build a more diverse faculty and to create a more inclusive campus community.
07/14/11 5:31am

International Programs director to leave

After nearly three years as Executive Director of International Programs at Penn, Anne Waters is stepping down.
07/14/11 5:19am
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.
07/14/11 5:09am

Professors accused of ghostwriting

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.
07/07/11 4:32am

Med School changes leadership

Larry Jameson replaced Arthur Rubenstein as the dean of Penn's Perelman School of Medicine and executive vice president of UPHS.