After AAU survey, Penn to take 2 immediate actions
At the October University Council meeting, Provost Wendell Pritchett addressed attendees on immediate actions being taken in response to the most recent Association of American Universities’ Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct.
Carbon-neutral by 2042: CSAP 3.0’s most ambitious plan
At the University Council meeting on Oct. 23, Craig Carnaroli and Anne Papageorge highlighted the current successes and future plans of Penn’s Climate and Sustainability Action Plan 3.0. with an ambitious goal—to be 100% carbon neutral by 2042.
Penn participates in second AAU Campus Climate Survey
The goal was to learn from undergraduate, graduate, and professional students about sexual misconduct on campus.
Marc Lo named executive director of new Office of Penn First Plus Students
The announcement was made on Friday by Penn Provost Wendell Pritchett. He is the first director of the new program, which was established earlier this year by Pritchett and President Amy Gutmann.
Penn Reading Project gets freshmen on the same page
The Penn Reading Project, in its 28th year, is designed to bring the freshmen class together on one academic project. The Class of 2022 read Thornton Wilder’s “The Bridge of San Luis Rey,” as part of the Provost’s “Year of Why?”
Penn names inaugural faculty co-directors of the Office of Penn First Plus Students
University of Pennsylvania Provost Wendell Pritchett has announced the appointments of Camille Charles and Robert Ghrist as the inaugural faculty co-directors of the Office of Penn First Plus Students.
At Convocation, students urged to ‘venture boldly into the unknown’
As the sun set before the first day of classes for the Class of 2021, the annual Convocation ceremony, a tradition dating back to 1910, served as a formal welcome for Penn’s incoming class.