On the Front Page: April 8, 2003
$1 Million Gift: Weingarten Family Program for Student Disabilities Services
A $1 million gift from 1970 Wharton graduate Jeffrey Weingarten and his wife Susan to the University will enable Penn to build on its services to students with additional needs.
Calkins Chair at Annenberg School & Public Policy Center: Caryn Lerman
Dr. Caryn E. Lerman, Associate Director for Cancer Control and Population Services at the Abramson Cancer Center, has been appointed to the first endowed chair created from a $100 million bequest from the family of the late Ambassador Walter Annenberg.
Rickels Chair in Psychiatry: Raquel Gur
Dr. Raquel Gur, professor of psychiatry at the School of Medicine, has been appointed the Karl and Linda Rickels Professor in Psychiatry.
Kahn Chair in the Natural Sciences: Marsha Lester
SAS Dean Samuel H. Preston has announced that Professor of Chemistry, Marsha I. Lester has been appointed to the Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Endowed Term Chair in the Natural Sciences.
Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 28, April 8, 2003