University Announcements

Fresh Grocer on campus has closed its doors

Fresh Grocer at 40th and Walnut streets has closed its doors. Penn Transit is offering new services to accommodate the grocery needs of students, faculty, and staff.

Dee Patel

A Message to the Penn Community On Proposed Changes in Tax Policy

A Message to the Penn Community From Amy Gutmann, President Wendell Pritchett, Provost Craig Carnaroli, EVP ‍‍‍‍‍‍We are writing to update you about our efforts in response to proposed changes in tax policy impacting higher education that are currently being discussed in the US House of Representatives and other changes that will soon be discussed in the US Senate.

In the News

Philadelphia Business Journal

Who is J. Larry Jameson, University of Pennsylvania interim president?

A profile examines the accomplishments and leadership experience of J. Larry Jameson, Penn’s new interim president.


Philadelphia Inquirer

J. Larry Jameson is named Penn’s interim president

J. Larry Jameson, executive vice president of Penn Medicine and dean of the Perelman School of Medicine, has been appointed as Penn’s interim president.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn names first female law school dean in 170-plus year history

Sophia Z. Lee has been named as the first female dean of Penn Carey Law. She will begin July 1 following the eight year tenure of Dean Ted Ruger. President Liz Magill and incoming Provost John L. Jackson Jr. offer remarks.


Inside Higher Ed

New presidents or provosts

Announcement of the appointment of Dean John L. Jackson, Jr. of the Annenberg School for Communication as provost at Penn.