Campus & Community

India at 75, CASI at 30

The Center for the Advanced Study of India, the first institution in the U.S. dedicated to the study of contemporary India, is turning 30 this year, and celebrated with a symposium that also highlighted the 75th anniversary of India’s independence.

Kristina García

Projects for Progress, two years in

An Oct. 17 event celebrated six teams of Penn students, faculty, and staff working to promote equity and inclusion in Philadelphia by addressing health care, education, and systemic racism as part of the Projects for Progress.

Kristina García



In the News


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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Philadelphia Business Journal

Penn names two-time dean as next provost

Dean John L. Jackson, Jr., of the Annenberg School for Communication will become Penn’s new provost.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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