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Administration

03/15/14 10:24pm

Outgoing Dean of Nursing leaves legacy of diversity and innovation

Meleis headed the School of Nursing for the past twelve years
03/06/14 7:19pm

Libraries in DRL and Towne buildings to be repurposed

Part of the Math, Physics and Astronomy Library in David Rittenhouse Laboratories will be converted to an active learning classroom and the Engineering Library in the Towne Building will close at the end of the semester.
02/28/14 1:46pm

Penn announces $240 million financial aid campaign

The Challenge Fund is designed to raise $240 million by offering $1 million in matching funds to the first five donors of $1 million each.
02/27/14 9:41pm

New Nursing dean a Penn alum

Associate Dean for Research and Global Affairs at the University of Michigan School of Nursing Antonia Villarruel will be the next dean of Penn's School of Nursing.
02/27/14 7:20pm

In case you missed it: The Board of Trustees meeting

The DP takes a look at what happened at Yesterday's Board of Trustees meeting
02/27/14 4:55pm

Undergraduate tuition and fees pass $60,000

The cost for a Penn undergraduate education will cross the $60,000 mark for the first time in the 2014-2015 academic school year.
02/24/14 11:25pm

After 12 years, a new look at mental health policy

Twelve years before Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price announced the creation of a task force to study mental health on campus, a similar committee presented its findings to Penn’s provost in June 2002.
02/19/14 11:56pm

Students left off mental health task force

The lack of student representation on the newly created mental health task force drew sharp reactions from faculty and students alike after its announcement Wednesday afternoon.
02/19/14 7:30pm

University Council majority votes to support tobacco divestment

The Board of Trustees will deliberate on how to proceed.
02/19/14 7:28pm

Congressman claims financial aid policies violate laws

Earlier this month, a congressman identified over 100 colleges in the nation, Penn included, whose financial may have been violating a federal law This act would be in violation of the Higher Education Act that Congress passed in 1992.
02/19/14 12:28pm

Administration creates mental health task force

The task force will produce a report to be released in early 2015.
02/18/14 9:49am
The report provides three primary recommendations to strengthen University resources for preventing and responding to alcohol and drug misuse.
02/17/14 10:02pm

Penn employee sues over alleged retaliation for medical leave

A lawsuit claims Penn demoted Janet White after an eight-week leave of absence for mental health reasons.
02/12/14 8:41pm

Penn Medicine partners with Lancaster hospital

The University of Pennsylvania Health System and Lancaster General Health announced Tuesday that the two organizations have formed a partnership to “jointly develop innovative programs and initiatives improving patient care, research and education.”
02/06/14 8:26pm

William Penn Foundation welcomes new director Peter Degnan

The William Penn Foundation is optimistic about Degnan’s track record of success in management, and looks forward to advancing its mission under his leadership.
02/06/14 10:10am

Gutmann announces permanent CAPS hires

The announcement makes permanent temporary hires announced last week.
01/27/14 11:13pm
Counseling and Psychological Services may be moving north to Market Street or east to 34th Street.
01/27/14 11:12pm

CAPS to add staffers, expand hours

Counseling and Psychological Services will extend its hours and hire more staff within the next few weeks.
01/25/14 3:20pm

When a student dies: Penn's response

As the University begins to heal, the Daily Pennsylvanian looks at how death is handled on campus
01/17/14 6:16pm

Congress restores $1 billion in NIH funds

While the $1.1 trillion spending package signed into law by President Barack Obama Friday evening is a step in the right direction for Penn research, it will not solve all the problems caused by sequestration.