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Administration

11/06/14 2:39am
Penn’s new college house will be fit to follow the University’s new environmentally-friendly guidelines.
11/05/14 2:23am

LPS group aims to form community for 'nontraditional' students

For some of Penn's "non-traditional" students in the College of Liberal and Professional Studies — students who start at Penn when they're over 21 —, it's not always as easy to find the same opportunities.
11/03/14 3:14am
Penn's Board of Trustees discussed updates on the recently announced Climate Action Plan 2.0 and how University administrators have preempted calls for Payments in Lieu of Taxes at meetings last week.
10/30/14 1:04am
While more and more Penn students enroll in entry-level computer science classes, the CIS department is struggling to find the resources to keep up.Penn has seen a
10/29/14 1:51am
Administrators have been meeting with student groups to discuss upcoming changes to University sexual assault policy.
10/28/14 11:13pm

Guest column by Will Johnson and Thomas Lee | Gutmann’s climate plan is not enough

Last Tuesday, President Amy Gutmann sent an email to the Penn community about the launch of Climate Action Plan 2.0. Despite its account of previous accomplishments and plans for the next five years, CAP 2.0 falls short of the mark. To be a genuine climate action leader, Penn must divest its endowment from fossil fuels and reinvest in clean energy.
10/28/14 1:32am
Penn’s endowment returns were just average compared to its peers during fiscal year 2014.
10/24/14 12:58am
It’s been more than four years since Penn has had a Rhodes Scholar ? but the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships has revamped the fellowship application process in an effort to add Penn names to the ranks of scholars.For the first time, Penn put in place a faculty review committee to review and interview applicants for the Rhodes, Marshall and Mitchell Scholarships, three competitive awards for American students to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom and Ireland and select finalists to receive Penn’s official endorsement.Prior to the committee’s instatement, students were welcome to apply and receive Penn’s endorsement so long as they satisfied the minimum requirements for the fellowships.
10/23/14 2:29am
Compared to Ivy peers, Penn lags in disciplinary transparency.
10/23/14 2:23am
Penn's General Counsel Wendy White confirmed in an interview after Wednesday's University Council meeting that Penn will implement its new disciplinary process for sexual assaults next semester.
10/21/14 2:26pm
Penn President Amy Gutmann was elected chair of the Association of American Universities on Tuesday, placing her at a vantage point to vocalize and advocate for current issues in higher education.
10/21/14 12:38pm
Penn announced on Tuesday afternoon the University's next steps to make the campus as environmentally friendly as possible.
10/21/14 2:00am
Penn follows a policy of confidentiality in its searches for new deans and senior administrators.
10/20/14 2:33am
Penn President Amy Gutmann plans to announce Penn’s Climate Action Plan 2.0 on Tuesday
10/15/14 1:09am
Penn has changed since President Amy Gutmann’s tenure began a decade ago.
10/06/14 12:06am
The fight for better mental health at Penn is not yet a mission accomplished but it is an integral part of the University’s overall mission, according to Penn President Amy Gutmann.
10/02/14 2:20am
Penn President Amy Gutmann was confronted about her response to the mental health crisis
09/29/14 2:15am
Despite the fact that Penn’s endowment is a mere 26 percent of its Crimson counterpart, there are advantages to a smaller endowment ? it
09/25/14 2:07am
The tides are changing at Penn, with five new deans taking the helm throughout the next academic year.
09/19/14 4:33pm
With a 17.5 percent return over the past year, the endowment is the largest it's ever been.