Diversity News

Erika H. James
Erika H. James Named Dean of Penn’s Wharton School
Erika H. James has been named the next dean of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.  The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett.
Fueling Business Growth - Penn Supplier Diversity & Inclusion
Penn Launches Fueling Business Growth
On July 28, 2021 the University of Pennsylvania launched the Fueling Business Growth campaign, a new supplier diversity and inclusion initiative strategically enhancing a long-held priority to provide local, diverse, and minority-owned enterprises with increased opportunities to conduct business with Penn.
Statement from Penn President Amy Gutmann on the repeal of DACA
On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration announced that it will begin to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status granted to an estimated 800,000 young people in the US, pending further action by Congress. The University has vigorously reaffirmed the commitments that first made in November 2016.
2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): Frequently Asked Questions
Penn continues to monitor and provide Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) updates online. You can check the Student Health Service and Campus Health websites for updates. Major notifications and announcements may also be shared via email.