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Gift from Barry and Marie Lipman to Expand Lipman Family Prize and Provide Three Six-Figure Prizes to Social Impact Organizations

Applications open July 1, 2019 PHILADELPHIA, June 28, 2019 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced today a new gift from 1970 undergraduate alumnus Barry Lipman and his wife Marie Lipman to expand the Lipman Family Prize. Building on the prize they originally established in 2011, their new gift will continue to provide ...Read More

Angela Bostick Named Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

PHILADELPHIA, June 19, 2019 — Dean Geoffrey Garrett has announced that Angela Bostick will join the Wharton School on Monday, August 5 as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer. In that role, Bostick will lead the Marketing and Communications Department, which contributes to the growth of Wharton revenue and brand reputation. Currently serving as the Chief Growth ...Read More

Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett to become Dean of USC Marshall School of Business in 2020

PHILADELPHIA, June 11, 2019 — Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett today announced that Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett will be leaving Penn at the end of the 2019-20 academic year to become dean of the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business in Los Angeles effective July 1, 2020. “Geoff has done an absolutely superb job in ...Read More

Wharton School Professor Nancy Zhang Named Vice Dean of Wharton Doctoral Programs

PHILADELPHIA, June 10, 2019 — Wharton School Dean Geoffrey Garrett has announced the appointment of Professor of Statistics, Nancy Zhang, as the Vice Dean of Wharton Doctoral Programs (WDP), effective July 1, 2019. In her new role, Professor Zhang will oversee the operations and management of the nine academic areas of WDP. Professor Zhang succeeds Cathy Schrand, ...Read More

Wharton to Offer Online Courses in Fintech

PHILADELPHIA, May 30, 2019 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a new online program: “Fintech: Foundations and Applications of Financial Technologies.” Read More

Aditya Mittal, Will Shu, Marisa Drew Among Business Leaders and Renowned University of Pennsylvania/Wharton School Faculty Assembling in London for Wharton Global Forum, June 28

Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett and Penn President Amy Gutmann to open conference that explores global business challenges What: The 54th Wharton Global Forum London will bring together hundreds of leaders in business and government along with Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania professors and alumni to explore the most critical issues facing global business. The business ...Read More

Wharton School Professor Diana C. Robertson Named Vice Dean and Director of the Wharton Undergraduate Division

PHILADELPHIA, May 22, 2019 — Wharton School Dean Geoffrey Garrett has announced the appointment of Diana C. Robertson, the Samuel A. Blank Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, as Vice Dean and Director of the Wharton Undergraduate Division, effective July 1, 2019. Professor Robertson succeeds Vice Dean Lori Rosenkopf who, having served two three-year terms, ...Read More

Wharton Associate Professor Martine Haas Appointed Director of the Lauder Institute

PHILADELPHIA, May 16, 2019 — University of Pennsylvania Provost Wendell Pritchett has announced the appointment of Wharton Associate Professor of Management Martine Haas as the Anthony L. Davis Director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute for Management & International Studies, effective July 1, 2019. Professor Haas, who joined Wharton in 2007, is a leading expert on global business, ...Read More

Wharton School Forms Analytics at Wharton

Brings together state-of-the-art analytical teaching, research, and industry engagement initiatives, funded by an anonymous $15 million gift PHILADELPHIA, May 7, 2019 — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced today the establishment of Analytics at Wharton, uniting the School’s trail-blazing teaching, research, and industry engagement initiatives that use big data to improve decision-making and generate ...Read More