President

Our 15 favorite stories from 2022

From interdisciplinary research and life-changing discoveries to a new University president and everything in between, this year at Penn has been one for the books.

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Forbes

The majority of America’s top-ranked colleges will be led by a woman or person of color this fall

Eleven of the top 20 colleges in America will be led by a woman or person of color by next fall, with Penn helmed by President Liz Magill.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn has selected Annenberg dean John L. Jackson Jr. as next provost

Dean John L. Jackson, Jr., of the Annenberg School for Communication has been named as Penn’s next provost, with a statement from President Liz Magill.

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Broadway World

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries acquires archives of the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Academy of Music

Penn Libraries has acquired the archives of the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Academy of Music, with remarks from President Liz Magill and Constantia Constantinou of Penn Libraries.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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