Campus & Community

Taking play seriously at the Penn Libraries

The Penn Libraries’ Education Commons and Vitale Digital Media Lab facilitate and support play through planned activities and in response to student requests, with an ultimate goal to benefit student wellness.

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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.


Higher Ed Dive

Six college admissions experts share their biggest predictions for 2023

Dean of Admissions Whitney Soule says that colleges will need to explain the “why” behind the admissions materials they require in order to counteract escalating student anxieties.


Inside Higher Ed

If the Supreme Court bans affirmative action, what can we consider?

Dean of Admissions Whitney Soule says that the value of Penn is not in its admit rate but in the applicants who work to build the Penn community.


Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Ivy League dean: We can’t admit students by random lottery

In a guest column, Dean of Admissions Whitney Soule demystifies the admissions process for high school students hoping to earn a spot at a selective campus.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Former Philly Mayor Michael Nutter says he won’t run again now ‘or in any other year’

Former Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter intends to start a center for public policy at Penn in order to address poverty and income inequality in the city.