President Amy Gutmann is named to a new national commission on the humanities and social sciences.
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Penn’s 2011-12 Financial Aid Budget at Its Highest; Undergrad Tuition Hike Second Lowest in 43 Years
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania today announced its second-smallest tuition increase in 43 years -– 3.9 percent -– while reaffirming its commitment to its no-loan financial-aid program. Penn will expand its financial-aid budget for the coming year by $10.7 million, or 7.7 percent, to $161 million.
Increasing access for undergraduate students is one of President Amy Gutmann’s top priorities; the University has increased its financial-aid budget by 104 percent since she became president in 2004.
PHILADELPHIA -– University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and Kathleen Hall Jamieson, professor of communications and director of Penn’s Annenberg Public Policy Center, have been named to a new national commission to bolster teaching and research in the humanities and social sciences.
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania and Penn Medicine contribute $14 billion yearly, or $38 million per day, to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and $9.5 billion, or $26 million per day, to the City of Philadelphia. The 2010 economic and fiscal impact of the university is outlined in a new independent report conducted by Econsult Corp. of Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania was among a dozen universities from around the world that presented their campus sustainability reports this week at the 2011 World Economic Forum’s Global University Leaders Forum.
Davos Notes: State of the Union Shrugs, Burnout Davos Style, and the Spirit of RFK Hovers Above CNBC Unemployment Debate
President Amy Gutmann says “ training prepares people for the jobs of 2011, education prepares people for the jobs of 2021.”
President Amy Gutmann is cited for her participation in a debate at the World Economic Forum 2011 Annual Meeting in Davos.