Diversity Timeline 1770s

1740-1997

first Jewish trustee of the University

Wednesday, January 1, 1772

Moses Levy, said to be the first Jewish student, enrolled at Penn. In 1802 he was elected the first Jewish trustee of the University, and served through 1826.

Revolutionary government of Pennsylvania chartered the University.

Friday, January 1, 1779

The Revolutionary government of Pennsylvania chartered the University.