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.
Author, public-interest lawyer, and advocate Bryan Stevenson will deliver the address at the University’s 263rd Commencement on Monday, May 20, and be awarded an honorary degree.
The new building will be Penn’s first dedicated space for cross-campus student entrepreneurship and innovation activity.
The President’s Engagement Prize and President’s Innovation Prize empower Penn students to design and undertake post-graduation projects that make a positive, lasting difference in the world.
Roy and Diana Vagelos have made a gift of $50 million to Penn Arts & Sciences for a new science center focused on energy science. The gift creating the new energy science and technology building In support of the Power of Penn Arts & Sciences Campaign is the largest in the School’s history.
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.
The two-phase, three-year project aims to revitalize the city and its culture.