As the University encourages its faculty and students to become involved in scientific research and entrepreneurial initiatives, Penn State has adopted two policies to enable better understanding and compliance with federal regulations and guidance governing small business collaborations.
A University faculty member today (April 28) was named the new dean of Penn State’s Schreyer Honors College. Peggy A. Johnson is tentatively scheduled to begin her appointment in July 2017, pending approval by the University Board of Trustees at its May meeting.
Jacqueline Edmondson, associate vice president and associate dean for Undergraduate Education at Penn State, has been appointed as the next chancellor and chief academic officer for the Greater Allegheny campus, beginning June 1.
Vote to elect 10 members to represent you on Alumni Council, the governing board of the Penn State Alumni Association.
University health care options in 2018, Faculty Senate accomplishments over the past year, and inclusion of the University report bias website on syllabi were some of the topics the Faculty Senate discussed during its April 25 meeting, the last session of the academic year.
Penn State alumni Arnold, 1957, and Bette, 1958, Hoffman have a history of making transformative gifts to the University. Along with student scholarships, endowed faculty positions, and support for a variety of University initiatives, the Hoffmans have recently gifted a significant number of works from their impressive collection of contemporary studio glass to the Palmer Museum of Art.
Penn State has named health economist Christopher Hollenbeak head of the Department of Health Policy and Administration in the College of Health and Human Development. His appointment is effective Aug. 15.
University leaders are always looking for new ways to effectively communicate with faculty and staff. In a new video feature, Penn State leaders are answering your questions. This week, David Gray, senior vice president for Finance and Business, talks about physician choice in the upcoming Penn State health care plans.
As universities and colleges host a growing number of summer and year-round programs for children and young adults, experts at Penn State and other universities have been working together to develop best practices for camps on campuses.
Understanding the common terms and descriptions of Penn State health care plan features will help employees make the right choices for them and their families when choosing a medical benefits plan.
The Quell Foundation, as part of its mission to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health, has committed $12,500 in annual scholarship funding over the next five years by contributing $62,500 to Penn State.
In recognition of a $30 million gift from 1961 alumnus and television producer Donald P. Bellisario to Penn State, the Board of Trustees has named the College of Communications in his honor. The college will now be known as the "Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications."
Early next year, Penn State will launch an enterprise-wide project to replace IBIS, its homegrown financial system, with an innovative and comprehensive third-party solution. The new system, expected to roll out in 2020, will enable the University to plan, budget, manage and steward its assets and resources effectively and meet internal and external stakeholders’ expectations.
Penn State junior and Schreyer Honors College Scholar Candice Crutchfield is a recipient of the “All In at Penn State” achievement award. She was recognized today (April 18) as one of two recipients of the honor, designed to recognize a student, faculty or staff member for embodying the University’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.