Convocation 2012

Penn President Amy Gutmann
Penn Convocation 2012
Penn Covocation 2012
Penn Convocation 2012
Penn President Amy Gutmann
Penn President Amy Gutmann
Penn President Amy Gutmann
Penn President Amy Gutmann
Date: 
Tue, 09/04/2012

September 4, 2012

Convocation is the symbolic opening of the academic year and includes an address by both President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price. It signifies the formal induction of transfer students and the Class of 2016 into the Penn community. Faculty and staff, in full academic regalia, are present, as are flag bearers for each of the College Houses. Convocation marks the entrance of freshman and transfer students into the University's academic community.

Opening Convocation 2012 was held at the famed Palestra with a dessert reception immediately following at the Perelman Quadrangle.

President Gutmann's Convocation Address, "Ready, Set, Engage!" is available here.

More images from Convocation 2012 are available on President Gutmann's Flickr gallery.

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Photographer: Stuart Watson