One by one, the glass ceilings of academia are vanishing. Elizabeth Garrett, president-elect of Cornell University, will become the first woman to lead that school when she takes office in July. But in the Ivy League, such firsts have become almost commonplace. What may be more significant: Garrett’s ascension will mean women are at the helm of half of the eight Ivy League schools. She joins Christina H. Paxson of Brown University (who took office in 2012), Drew Gilpin Faust of Harvard University (2007) and Amy Gutmann of the University of Pennsylvania (2004).
Dr. Amy Gutmann: Recent Media Coverage of Penn's President
President Amy Gutmann participates in Bloomberg’s “Best Books of 2014” list selection.
President Amy Gutmann is noted for her conversation with writer Walter Isaacson at the 2014 Silfen Forum.
President Amy Gutmann and the Pennovation Center groundbreaking are featured.
President Amy Gutmann is interviewed about Penn’s investment in innovation and technology.
President Amy Gutmann says, “These prizes invite students to think creatively, on a large scale, about the meaning of engagement.”
President Amy Gutmann and Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design are quoted about the new Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, made possible by a gift from alum Scott Kleinman.
President Amy Gutmann is cited for writing about the “essence of school.”
President Amy Gutmann is highlighted for an award that will fund graduating seniors’ civic-engagement plans.
President Amy Gutmann is highlighted for creating “engagement prizes” for graduates with plans to change the world.
President Amy Gutmann is highlighted for her commitment to the massive open online course experiment.
President Amy Gutmann is quoted about her thoughts on millennials.
President Amy Gutmann is spotlighted for her address at Penn’s 258th Commencement.
President Amy Gutmann offers commentary on a neuroscience research report released by the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, which she chairs.
President Amy Gutmann, chair of President Obama’s bioethics commission, says, “We have gone to great lengths to recommend [ethics] integration rather than regulation.”