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Amanda Mott manages media relations related to the Office of the Executive Vice President which includes facilities and real estate, Penn’s Climate Action Plan, student financial services, business services, campus housing and dining, and the endowment. In addition, she covers Commencement and Penn Global including Perry World House, the Penn Wharton China Center, and the Penn Biden Center.
The brief, which is signed by the University and 18 other schools, was filed in support of the respondents in the 2017 case brought by Regents of the University of California against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
The annual test of Penn’s Emergency Notification System will be accompanied by a fair promoting safety programs offered across campus.
Penn today announced admission decisions for Regular Decision applicants to the Class of 2023, the institution’s 267th class. The admitted cohort of 3,345 was selected from a pool of 44,960 applicants.
Penn announced a $6 million gift to launch the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Paideia Program, which will reimagine the ancient Greek ideal Paideia—or “education of the whole person”—with courses focusing on wellness, service, and citizenship.
The University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees approved a 3.9% increase in tuition for the coming year, while also approving a record $247 million undergraduate financial aid budget.
Dr. Gregory Eells, a national leader in university counseling services, will take the helm as executive director of Counseling and Psychological Services in March.
At Perry World House, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney sat down with former City Solicitor Sozi Tulante, a PWH Visiting Fellow, to discuss the administration’s role in significant immigration-policy decisions.
Three Penn researchers have been awarded prizes by the American Physical Society (APS), and three others were elected to its 2018 APS Fellowship class.