Red and blue pride to last a lifetime

President Liz Magill’s inauguration on Friday coincided with Penn’s Homecoming festivities, making for an extra-spirited weekend on campus.

Lauren Hertzler

A ‘new beginning’ for Penn

The University celebrated the inauguration of Liz Magill, its ninth president, on Friday, Oct. 21.

Lauren Hertzler

In the News

Jewish Exponent

Jewish Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan speaks at Penn

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan spoke with President Liz Magill at Penn about her beliefs on the legal system and her experience working with conservative justices.


Above the Law

Justice Elena Kagan tells it like it is when it comes to stare decisis and the politicization of the Supreme Court

Justice Elena Kagan characterized the law as a doctrine of stability and humility in her conversation at the University of Pennsylvania with President Liz Magill.


CBS Philadelphia

UPenn holds inauguration ceremony for 9th president

Liz Magill was inaugurated Friday as the University of Pennsylvania’s 9th president, its first new leader in 18 years.


Philadelphia Inquirer

A U.S. Supreme Court justice, a couple of rock stars, and a bunch of academic dignitaries will cap Penn president inauguration

Liz Magill’s inauguration as the ninth president of the University of Pennsylvania will include a symposium with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kegan, a picnic featuring artists Sheryl Crow and Jeff Tweedy of Wilco, and a dog walk through campus to kick off the Penn Relays 5K.