Institutional

Swensen Protege to Run Penn’s Endowment as Yale Network Grows

April 10, 2013

Peter H. Ammon has been named chief investment officer for the University of Pennsylvania and will start in July.

Article Source: Bloomberg
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Media Contact:JIll Katz | katzj@ica.upenn.edu | 215-573-9975April 10, 2013

ICA’s 50th Anniversary Benefit Honors Leonard Lauder

The Institute of Contemporary Art’s annual Benefit, to be held this evening, April 10, honors Leonard A. Lauder, Chairman Emeritus of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. and the senior member of its Board of Directors. A prominent collection of museum directors and art patrons will attend the event which also celebrates ICA’s 50th year.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658April 9, 2013

Peter H. Ammon Named Penn’s Chief Investment Officer

Peter H. Ammon has been named chief investment officer for the University of Pennsylvania. Currently a director in the Yale University Investments Office, he will begin his new duties at Penn on July 1.

Free to Profit

April 8, 2013

Provost Vincent Price is quoted about Penn’s involvement with Coursera.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151April 4, 2013

Penn Asian American Studies Program Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary

Spurred by the efforts of student activists, the University of Pennsylvania’s Asian American Studies Program was formed in the 1996-97 academic year.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151April 2, 2013

Mental Wellness Week at Penn

In an environment of high achievers, University of Pennsylvania students can be so intensely focused on achieving excellence in everything they do that they don’t realize that their mental health also needs some attention.

Penn and Princeton Release Stats on Admitted Classes

March 28, 2013

The results of the Class of 2017 admissions process are highlighted.

Article Source: Philly.com

7 of 8 Ivy League Schools Report Lower Acceptance Rates

March 28, 2013

Penn is cited for increased selectivity in formulating the Class of 2017.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Nancy Shawcross | shawcros@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-2065
Media Contact:Megan Schmidgal | megands@design.upenn.edu | 215-898-2539March 28, 2013

Penn Acquires the Archives of the Vermont Marble Company

The archives of the marble company that provided material for the Lincoln Memorial, the National Gallery of Art, the United Nations and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier has been acquired by the University of Pennsylvania Libraries and the University of Pennsylvania School of Design.

University Gets $10M for Global Hub

March 20, 2013

A gift from trustee Richard Perry and wife Lisa will establish the Perry World House and the Richard Perry Endowed Professorship.

Article Source: The Business Journals