September 22, 2023 
A Message to the Penn Community
As many of you are aware, Penn Police responded yesterday to reports of an individual shouting antisemitic obscenities and overturning furniture at Penn Hillel.

September 18, 2023 
A message about Climate Week at Penn 2023
Now in its fourth year, Climate Week—organized by a committed group of faculty, staff, and students—serves as a focal point for discussion, learning, and action about climate change and its wide-ranging impacts.

September 12, 2023 
Statement on Palestine Writes Literature Festival
The Palestine Writes Literature Festival, a multi-day event featuring Palestinian writers, filmmakers, and artists, will take place on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus later this month. This public event is not organized by the University...

June 29, 2023 
A statement on the Supreme Court affirmative action decision
This morning, the Supreme Court ruled on two related cases challenging race-conscious admissions in higher education...


November 29, 2022 / Penn Today
A message about Penn’s endowment and sustainability
On the heels of the world gathering in Egypt for COP27, President Liz Magill and Board of Trustees Chair Scott L. Bok shared an update about Penn’s fight against climate change.

October 10, 2022 / Penn Today
An invitation to celebrate Climate Week
Begun as an informal initiative by students and faculty, Climate Week is now organized by the Environmental Innovations Initiative to highlight and promote the wide range of research, education, and outreach across our Schools, centers, and departments.

January 13, 2022 / Penn Today
M. Elizabeth Magill nominated to become President of the University of Pennsylvania
Magill, who currently serves as Executive Vice President and Provost of the University of Virginia, will assume the Penn Presidency on July 1, 2022.