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10/06/13 7:27pm

Wharton wrongly represented, says former MBA director

Thomas Caleel, who served as Wharton MBA admissions director from 2005 to 2008, discussed the recent admissions director’s resignation and his view on Wharton’s decline.
09/29/13 3:29pm

ICYMI: Obama plans higher ed ratings

The Daily Pennsylvanian breaks down some of the president’s recent plans to reform American higher education, including his proposal to tie his higher ed ratings to federal financial aid.
09/25/13 8:32pm

Hackney began presidency on rocky ground

Most expected then-Provost Vartan Gregorian to be selected, and claimed that the search process was unfair when Hackney was chosen.
09/23/13 9:09pm

Hackney's proteges saw success in presidencies

Current and former university presidents credit Sheldon Hackney for recognizing their leadership potential.
09/22/13 3:52pm
On Sept. 10, Pennsylvania’s highest state court declined to allow Penn to appeal a $9.65 million verdict awarded to former patient Eric Davenport, who sued in 2008 after he was misdiagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
09/22/13 11:56am
For all of Hackney’s achievements over his first 11 years in office, the former president’s handling of two free speech incidents in 1993, his final year, will remain forever etched into his Penn legacy.
09/19/13 9:25am

Endowment passes $7 billion mark

Penn’s endowment grew by nearly $1 billion in the 2013 fiscal year, generating an investment return of 14.4 percent, the University announced at a Board of Trustees meeting Thursday morning.
09/13/13 3:08pm
Sheldon Hackney, a popular and polarizing president who served from 1981-93, died on Thursday afternoon. Former colleagues say he left lasting impacts on the University.
09/04/13 1:54pm
A University commission will give its recommendations to the president and provost by the end of December.
09/02/13 12:12pm

Four Penn schools searching for deans

The Daily Pennsylvanian takes a look at each of the departing deans and the process that is underway to find their replacements.
08/27/13 6:58pm
This version marks a renewal of some of Gutmann’s priorities in 2004.
08/26/13 6:37pm
Bonnell replaced Steven Fluharty and is the first woman to fill the position.
08/21/13 8:56am
The DP sits down with Kenneth Jones, the new program coordinator for the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life.
08/15/13 5:22pm

Penn files suit over use of the name 'Wharton'

The University filed suit Tuesday in federal court against WAC, a firm in Mendham, N.J.
08/06/13 7:15pm

Penn announces joint engineering-law program

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Law School announced on Tuesday the establishment of the Law and Technology program, a new graduate program offering a joint degree in engineering and law.
08/03/13 8:49pm

New SAS dean discusses his 30-year history with Penn

Steven Fluhary, who assumed his role as dean of the School of Arts and Sciences on July 1, discussed his career path with the DP.
08/01/13 8:07pm

Penn switches learning management system

The online learning management system Canvas will be implemented across all University schools by the summer of 2014.
07/31/13 10:30pm

Penn joins two genetic patent infringement lawsuits

A month after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that genes cannot be patented, Penn and Myriad Genetics — the company which had its genetic patents overturned by the Court — have filed two lawsuits claiming that their breast cancer-related patents were infringed.
07/31/13 10:26pm

Gutmann signs 'innovation deficit' letter

In a letter published on Wednesday, Penn President Amy Gutmann and 185 other university presidents urged the government to reconsider higher education funding cuts.
07/31/13 10:18pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with Eve Troutt Powell, whose appointment as the School of Arts & Sciences Associate Dean for Graduate Studies went into effect on July 1.