March 5, 2014
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.
February 28, 2014
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.
February 19, 2014
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.
February 6, 2014
FromAmy Gutmann, PresidentVincent Price, ProvostCraig Carnaroli, Executive Vice President
January 9, 2014
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.
November 11, 2013
Burgeoning India is facing historic macroeconomic instability, and 2014 is shaping up to be a contentious election year there. Add a rapidly growing population and an overtaxed infrastructure, and it’s clear India is a case study in the urgent need for innovation.
November 11, 2013
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.
November 7, 2013
The University of Pennsylvania today announced it will break ground tomorrow on its first-ever residential building specifically designed as a college house, Penn’s residential system that brings together undergraduates, faculty, staff and graduate students to form shared communities within the larger context of Penn's vibrant campus.
October 22, 2013
The Association of American Universities has elected University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann as its vice chair for the 2013-2014 term, the AAU announced today during its semi-annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
September 13, 2013
Statement from Penn President Amy Gutmann