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Politics

01/25/24 12:08am
At least three members of Philadelphia Mayor and 2016 Fels Institute of Government graduate Cherelle Parker’s administration have relationships with the University’s graduate programs. 
01/24/24 1:31pm
The committee requested 25 groups of documents and information, including communications by the Board of Trustees and other Penn affiliates, as well as Sidechat and social media posts and text messages. 
01/24/24 12:56am
Trump's victory sets the stage for his third consecutive matchup with former Penn professor and President Joe Biden in November 2024.
01/23/24 12:57am
Penn faculty across several schools and departments gathered with community members on Monday afternoon in front of College Hall for a demonstration in support of academic freedom. 
01/22/24 9:28pm
Rush will help implement Mayor Parker’s primary public safety initiatives in this new role. 
01/18/24 11:42pm
Biden held a campaign event, visited local small businesses, and volunteered at a food bank across 10 days. 
01/18/24 10:56pm
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear the case on February 8.
01/18/24 1:36am
Following Magill's resignation, The Daily Pennsylvanian looked at the federal actions taken against Penn amid allegations of antisemitism on campus.
01/17/24 10:05pm
Parker outlined the plan for her first 100 days as mayor in her inaugural address at the Met.
01/10/24 11:04pm
A letter from the House Committee on Ways and Means asserts that Penn leadership has failed to comply with the anti-discrimination laws that make them eligible for tax exemptions.
12/21/23 11:28pm
The letter follows the Pennsylvania House of Representatives voting to withhold $31 million in funding from Penn Vet on Dec. 13.
12/20/23 12:16pm
As the House education committee continues to probe Penn over antisemitism after Liz Magill’s fateful testimony, the committee’s chair is being backed by Penn donors Marc Rowan and Ronald Lauder. 
12/17/23 3:08pm
The faculty's letter to trustees expresses opposition to “attempts by trustees, donors, and other external actors to interfere with our academic policies and to undermine academic freedom." 
12/14/23 9:02pm
The majority of Republicans voted to withhold more than $31 million dollars in funding from Penn Vet while every Democrat voted in favor of the funding.
12/12/23 1:51pm
Jameson has served as executive vice president of the University of Pennsylvania for the Health System and dean of the Perelman School of Medicine since 2011.
12/12/23 12:14am
The Penn community navigated an unprecedented leadership crisis, heightened student activism, and a surge in labor organizing this year.
12/11/23 11:57pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian’s political coverage this year spanned from controversy with the Penn Biden Center to a Penn graduate winning election to Philadelphia’s highest public office.
12/11/23 11:50pm
Throughout 2023, the Penn and Philadelphia communities protested against the University's investments in fossil fuels and gentrification in West Philadelphia and Chinatown.
12/10/23 7:31pm
The House Committee on Education and the Workforce members and Pennsylvania state politicians react to Magill's resignation.
12/09/23 9:32pm
Platt previously served as the vice chair of the Board of Trustees and was the Penn Alumni president from 2013 until 2018.