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Administration

03/28/18 10:57pm
Penn and Columbia are the only two Ivies that do not have PILOT agreements, through which nonprofits make payments to local governments in lieu of any property tax. 
03/28/18 8:11pm
As a nonprofit, Penn is exempt from paying property taxes under the tax code even though it is the largest private employer in the city. 
03/28/18 2:21pm
Penn typically awards eight professors – four from health-related disciplines and four from other departments. 
03/27/18 10:10pm
While administrators have indicated that there is an ongoing search for an ASAM program director, faculty and students involved in Asian American studies refute this claim.
03/27/18 2:48pm
Despite the scope of the information leaked and the way that the University informed affected students, many privacy experts say legal repercussions likely will not be severe.
03/27/18 1:37am
The new guidelines, the first version of which were first introduced just days before the beginning of the 2017-18 academic year, were only officially adopted this month.
03/26/18 9:39pm
The first Campus Conversation was hosted by Penn's administration last October in response to a string of student deaths, natural disasters, and political instability. 
03/25/18 9:37pm
MERT's hour-long mass casualty incident drill allows the student EMTs to practice responding to large-scale trauma. 
03/25/18 7:35pm
The Accessibility Mapping Project launched last month using data collected from around campus and drawing on its creator's own academic research, which delves into issues of disability in Japan. 
03/25/18 1:26pm
This marks a considerable shift from the University's previous policy, which stated that sexual relations were only prohibited "during the period of the teacher-student relationship."
03/24/18 8:00am
The Grave Gardeners have been working with the greenhouse since February to grow historically-accurate plants for the various graves.
03/23/18 12:05pm
Organized largely by Facilities and Real Estate Services, the new Shop Penn brand includes all retailers, restaurants, and business located in Penn-owned buildings throughout campus.
03/22/18 9:00pm
The panelists discussed how Penn could more effectively interact with the broader public, touching on issues such as technology and learning, economic inequality, and engagement with West Philadelphia communities. 
03/22/18 6:10pm
I CARE launched in 2014 after four students died by suicide in the 2013-2014 academic year alone.
03/22/18 5:38pm
With less than two weeks left before the retrial, Cosby's attorneys filed a memo questioning Judge Steven O'Neill's partiality in the case.
03/21/18 9:41pm
The snow began falling Tuesday, the official first day of spring, and accumulated throughout the day Wednesday into the evening.
03/21/18 8:48pm
The snow, which began falling Tuesday – the official first day of spring – accumulated throughout the day Wednesday and continued into the evening.
03/20/18 9:07pm
The email follows announcements from Drexel University and Temple University that they will close Wednesday. The City of Philadelphia announced that its offices will, jury duty, and normal operations will be suspended.
03/20/18 6:42pm
As of 8:30 p.m., Penn has not made any University-wide announcements regarding whether the University will remain open on Wednesday and whether normal operations will proceed. 
03/20/18 3:45pm
The last teach-in at Penn happened 49 years ago in 1969, and the revival of the program, entitled 'Production of Knowledge,' launched Sunday and is scheduled to last until March 22.