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The Hard Truth About Political Compromise

June 3, 2012

President Amy Gutmann is interviewed about political compromise and co-authoring a new book, The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It.

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Pols Apart

May 21, 2012

President Amy Gutmann’s book The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It is reviewed.

Article Source: The Huffington Post

Video: Gutmann: If both sides don't compromise, they'll go broke

May 16, 2012

President Amy Gutmann discusses political compromise.

Article Source: NBC
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Penn Partners With KIPP Schools to Promote College Completion in Underserved Communities

PHILADELPHIA -– The KIPP Foundation announced today that it will partner with the University of Pennsylvania in an effort to increase college-completion rates for underserved KIPP students nationwide. This is KIPP’s first college partnership with an Ivy League university and its 10th partnership with an institution of higher learning since the fall of 2011.

Under Drizzly Skies, Univ. of Pa. Hands Out Degrees in Franklin Field

May 14, 2012

President Amy Gutmann urges 2012 graduates to “go forth and change the world.”

Article Source: CBS Local

Video: UPenn Commencement: Joy Mixed With Realism

May 14, 2012

Penn’s 256th commencement is featured.

Article Source: 6ABC

America’s Crisis of Compromise

May 9, 2012

An excerpt from President Amy Gutmann’s latest book, The Spirit of Compromise, is featured.

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Penn to Extend President Gutmann Through 2019

May 9, 2012

President Amy Gutmann will remain at the University’s helm into 2019.

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Jamaica Gets Pride of Place at Penn Relays

May 8, 2012

President Amy Gutmann and David Johnson, director of Penn Relays, are mentioned in an article about Jamaica’s involvement in track-and-field events.

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Media Contact:Stephen J. MacCarthy | | 215-898-8722May 8, 2012

Penn Trustees to Extend President Gutmann’s Contract

PHILADELPHIA -- The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania will extend the contract of President Amy Gutmann for five additional years beyond its current expiration date.