The mission of University Communications is to expand and enhance Penn's visibility in international, national and local news media, social media and other internet-based sites with the ultimate goal of promoting and protecting Penn’s reputation and standing. The office achieves this by highlighting the accomplishments of the University's faculty, staff, and students to myriad audiences across multiple platforms, while promoting and reinforcing Penn's reputation as a national research university of the first rank, and as a place where scholars are actively engaged in applying theory to real-world problems. The office also works to provide quick and effective responses in crisis situations involving the University and those affiliated with it.

For General Media Inquiries, call 215-898-8721.

For specific inquiries, please refer to our detailed listing of news officers and staff members.


Suite 200
3901 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3608