University Communications Staff

Ron Ozio

Director, Media Relations

Admissions, International Media Outreach, Penn Compact, Penn Media Seminars, Penn Media Training Workshops, Penn News Today

215-898-8658 (office), 215-852-8017 (cell)

ozio@upenn.edu

Wendell E. Pritchett has been named interim dean of the University of Pennsylvania Law School for the 2014-15 academic year.
Pam Grossman has been named dean of the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, effective Jan. 1, 2015. The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price. 
Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price today announced that John L. Jackson Jr., the Richard Perry University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and Senior Advisor for Diversity in the Office of the Provost, has been named dean of Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice.
Geoffrey Garrett has been named dean of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.
University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann today announced the newest of the Penn Compact 2020 Presidential Initiatives -- a bold plan to create up to 50 new endowed professorships over the next four years.
University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann today unveiled an ambitious new initiative designed to raise an additional $240 million for undergraduate financial aid, bringing to $600 million the total amount of philanthropic support for undergraduate education raised in the past decade.
President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price have formed a new Task Force on Student Psychological Health and Welfare.  The Task Force will examine the challenges confronting students that can affect their psychological health and wellbeing; review and assess the efficacy of Penn resources for helping students manage psychological problems, stress, or situational crises; and make recommendations related to programs, policies, and practices designed to improve the quality and safety of student life.
FromAmy Gutmann, PresidentVincent Price, ProvostCraig Carnaroli, Executive Vice President
The University of Pennsylvania has received 35,788 applications for the Class of 2018, a 14 percent increase over the prior year’s applicant pool.
As news emerges of the devastation in the Philippines caused by Typhoon Haiyan, our hearts and thoughts are with all of those who have been impacted by this terrible tragedy.