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Wendell Pritchett Named Penn Provost

Wendell Pritchett Named Penn ProvostWendell Pritchett has been named the 30th provost of the University of Pennsylvania. The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann.

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor

Risa Lavizzo-MoureyRisa Lavizzo-Mourey has been named the University of Pennsylvania’s 19th Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor, effective Jan. 1, 2018.

President Gutmann’s Letter Supporting DACA

In response to a letter from a group of Penn faculty received Nov. 14, 2016, President Amy Gutmann expressed her continued support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. Cathy Bartch, associate director of the Latin American & Latino Studies Program (LALS) and Tulia Falleti, director of LALS, thanked Dr. Gutmann on behalf of the faculty for her advocacy and work for immigration reform and impassioned response on the issue of immigrant students. Dr. Gutmann’s letter dated Nov. 16 appears in full here.

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Willie Cole: On-Site
Apr. 8, 2017–Jul. 2, 2017

Arthur Ross Gallery, 220 South 34th Street
Willie Cole: On Site features 13 artworks, a video, and includes a site specific installation of a massive chandelier made of recycled water bottles that the artist will create on-site at the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland in the fall of 2016. The traveling exhibition is curated by Dorit Yaron at the David Driskell Center.

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