President Gutmann in the News
Russian-born Internet mogul Yuri Milner donates $10 million to Wharton for Israeli students
Philadelphia Inquirer | 2020-09-15
Yuri Milner is donating $10 million to the Wharton School to fund scholarships for Israeli students. “Yuri’s philanthropy has been as visionary as his distinguished business career. He is one of the founders of the acclaimed Breakthrough Prize, which recognizes pioneering achievements in the sciences,” said President Amy Gutmann.
Trump administration agrees to end policy that could have led to mass deportation of students from U.S. colleges
Philadelphia Inquirer | 2020-07-14
President Amy Gutmann said she was pleased with the rescinded directive to ban international students taking exclusively online classes at U.S. universities this fall. “We are unrelenting in our commitment to continue fighting for our international students to ensure that they are treated as equal members of our educational community,” she said. “Today we can celebrate an important step forward in that effort.”
Wharton names first female dean
The Wall Street Journal | 2020-02-27
Erika James of Emory University has been named the new dean of the Wharton School. “A passionate and visible champion of the power of business and business education to positively transform communities locally, nationally, and globally, she is exceptionally well-prepared to lead Wharton into the next exciting chapter of its storied history,” said President Amy Gutmann.