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Administration

11/19/14 4:53am
Fifteen Title IX complaints were filed against Penn since 2002, although federal officials did not find against the University in any of the cases.
11/18/14 11:56am

New disciplinary office director looks to become 'proactive'

The new director of the Office of Student Conduct wants to become the face of discipline at Penn.
11/18/14 3:10am
University of Pennsylvania Student Veteran Association opened an online petition on the Veteran Day last week.
11/18/14 3:00am
Penn President Amy Gutmann is the chair of the AAU.
11/12/14 2:39am
While the concept of innovation might evoke images of computers, start-ups and engineers, it increasingly impacts faculty in all disciplines at Penn.
11/12/14 12:45am
President Amy Gutmann will be honored Wednesday for Penn's successful partnership with the American Defamation League.
11/10/14 1:43am
It was Maureen Rush’s fifth week on the job as a Philadelphia police officer, and she was already in a standoff with a drug addict.
11/06/14 1:11pm
With the establishment of a new investigatory office for sexual assault, students will take a step back from the disciplinary process — a changed that has sparked controversy throughout the country.
11/06/14 2:49am
The University has named Julie Lyzinski Nettleton as the new permanent director of the Office of Student Conduct.
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.