M. Elizabeth Magill has been officially approved as Penn’s next president. She marked the occasion with a walk through campus, where she was greeted by staff and students.
With open arms, a hearty welcome to Penn’s incoming president
M. Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Magill was confirmed as the University’s ninth president at a March 4 Trustees meeting. A cheerful procession down Locust Walk followed.
Current University of Virginia provost M. Elizabeth Magill has been nominated to serve as Penn’s next president. “I am humbled and honored by the opportunity to lead the remarkable institution that is the University of Pennsylvania—and to succeed Dr. Amy Gutmann, who has been a visionary and innovative leader,” Magill said in a statement.
University of Virginia Provost M. Elizabeth Magill has been nominated to succeed Amy Gutmann as Penn’s president. “From its founding, Penn set its sights on making a difference, and 282 years later the Penn community continues to change the world every day,” Magill said.