David Thornburgh of the Fels Institute of Government in the School of Arts and Sciences comments on a study conducted on the Philadelphia Free Library system.
Faculty & Staff
David Skeel of the Law School comments on the Crystal Cathedral bankruptcy case.
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania has received the 2010 Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation Corporate Leadership Award.
When faculty members discuss unionizing, the debate tends to revolve around the question of whether so banding together gives them more say over their college's affairs or actually leaves them worse off, by hurting their ability to work cooperatively with their institution's administration. A new study of public four-year colleges concludes that unionizing appears to give faculty members considerably more clout in some key areas and does not seem to do them much harm.
Mariell Jessup of the School of Medicine comments on new developments in heart-failure treatment.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education suggests that the lack of financial support is part of the problem for historically black colleges and universities that want to increase their online presence.