Associate Director for News
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.
Penn to Build New College House Near 40th and Walnut Streets
The University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees today approved the design for a new 250,000 sq. ft. residential building, New College House West.
Penn Honors Eight Alumni Including Creative Spirit Awardee, Actress and Author Candice Bergen
The University of Pennsylvania will honor eight distinguished alumni at the 2017 Alumni Award of Merit Gala on Friday, Nov. 3.
Penn’s Perry World House Awarded $498,000 for Work Focused on Global Policy Challenges
The University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House has been awarded a two-year $498,000 grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York for research and programming to impact critical emerging global policy issues.
Peter Decherney Appointed Faculty Director of Penn Online Learning Initiative
Peter Decherney has been named faculty director of the Online Learning Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a professor of cinema studies and English in Penn’s School of Arts & Sciences.
New Gift to Endow Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy at Penn
Andrea Mitchell, CW'67, and Alan Greenspan have made a gift to endow the Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy.
Penn Wharton China Center Reflects Upon Two Years of Progress and Growth
On launching the Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing, in March of 2015, University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann said, “We are building on Penn's history of broad, deep eng
Paul Sniegowski Appointed Stephen A. Levin Family Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Steven J. Fluharty, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, announces Sniegowski’s appointment:
Penn Celebrates Inclusion With Supplier Diversity Forum & Expo
On Thursday, May 18, the University of Pennsylvania hosted community leaders and more than forty local businesses at the Penn Supplier Diversity Forum & Expo. The event attracted over 350 people.
Penn’s New Innovation Hub, Pennovation Center Awarded Gold LEED Status for Environmental Design
The University of Pennsylvania’s Pennovation Center has been awarded LEED Gold status for new construction by the U.S.
Penn Joins American Talent Initiative in National Effort to Expand Access for High-achieving, Lower-income Students
The University of Pennsylvania has joined the American Talent Initiative in a national effort to attract, enroll and graduate more high-achieving, lower-income student at America’s top-performing undergraduate institutions with the highest graduation rates.