Academic Calendar
(updated 4/7/15)

Crime Report 2014 (Annual)

Crime Reports (Weekly)
Budget Report FY 2014
Building on Excellence
Campus Development Plan
Climate Action Plan 2.0
Commencement 2015
Economic Status of the Faculty 2013-2014 (PDF)
Gender Equity Report
Government Affairs Update (updated 8/26/14)
Graduate School Rankings
(updated 4/17/15)
Inauguration of President Gutmann
Minority Equity Report
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Mission of the University
Penn Connects
Recognized Holidays FY2016 (updated 5/5/15)
Report of the Task Force on Student Psychological Health and Welfare
Retiree Benefits Report
Research Roundup
(updated 4/21/15)
Salary Guidelines
(updated 4/2/13)
Sexual Harassment Policy
(updated 9/30/14)

Sexual Violence, Relationship Violence and Stalking Policy
(updated 9/30/14)

Summer Camps 2015
Suspension of Normal Operations
Talk About Teaching
(updated 4/28/15)
W2 Form 2014
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Vice Provost for Education: Beth Winkelstein

Provost Vincent Price announced the appointment of Beth Winkelstein, professor of bioengineering and associate dean for undergraduate education in the School of Engineering & Applied Science (SEAS), as Vice Provost for Education, effective July 1, 2015.
2015 Penn Vet Teaching Award Winners
This year’s Zoetis Distinguished Teacher  Award was presented to Amy Durham. The Zoetis Distinguished Teacher Award is the most prestigious teaching award in veterinary medicine. It is presented annually to a faculty member at each college of veterinary medicine in the United States. Its purpose is “to improve veterinary medicine education by recognizing outstanding instructors who, through their ability, dedication, character and leadership, contribute significantly to the advancement of the profession.” The entire Penn Vet student body votes on the recipient. 
2015 PennDesign Teaching Awards
The University of Pennsylvania School of Design (PennDesign) announced the recipients of the 2015 Teaching Awards. Named in honor of the late G. Holmes Perkins, dean of the Graduate School of Fine Arts from 1951-1971 (now the School of Design), the awards are given in recognition of distinguished teaching and innovation in the methods of instruction in the classroom, seminar or studio. The 2015 G. Holmes Perkins Award for Distinguished Teaching by a member of the standing faculty was presented to Karen M’Closkey, an associate professor of landscape architecture, who is the co-founder of PEG office of landscape + architecture, an award-winning design and research practice based in Philadelphia.

Photograph by Marguerite F. Miller

Click here for the 2015 Baccalaureate and Commencement Speeches & for Photos and a Slideshow of the Academic Procession and Baccalaureate and Commencement Ceremonies.

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There is no issue scheduled for June. Submissions for the first issue of Volume 62—the July 14 issue—are due July 1, space permitting. Almanac will begin publishing weekly starting with the August 25 issue. Submissions for that issue and the September AT PENN calendar are due no later than August 11, space permitting.


Issue Highlights: May 26, 2015

Faculty Senate Executive Committee Actions

Trustees May Meeting Coverage

Trustees June Meetings

Death: Michel Huber, Alumni Relations; Milton A. Feldman, Former GSE Overseer

Master of Chemical Sciences Program at Penn to Partner with Baruch S. Blumberg Institute

Penn's Acquisition of Rare Book Printed by Benjamin Franklin

Honors & Other Things

OF RECORD: FY 2016 Postdoc Stipend Levels

Penn Parking Rates for 2015-2016

Penn Museum to Participate in Blue Star Museums Program

College Search Workshops for Penn Faculty and Staff Families – Wednesday, June 24

Human Resources: Upcoming Programs

Human Resources: New Benefits Deductions Start in July

One Step Ahead: Working Off Campus? Some Tips to Consider

Volunteer Opportunities

summer calendar
Zydeco-A-Go-Go at Penn Museum
With Creole Zydeco and Cajun 2-steps, Zydeco-A-Go-Go returns to the Penn Museum’s Summer Nights Concert Series with a spicy gumbo of irresistible dance music on July 8. Photo: Penn Museum. See Music.


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