Penn Extends the Contract of President Amy Gutmann

The board of trustees of the University of Pennsylvania has extended the contract of President Amy Gutmann for an additional five years. President Gutmann is now under contract through June 2019.

David L. Cohn, chair of the board of trustees, stated, “The trustees feel very strongly that Amy Gutmann is simply the best university president in the country. Under her superb leadership, Penn is a stronger and more vibrant institution than at any time in its storied history. She has done a fantastic job.”

Dr. Gutmann became president of the University of Pennsylvania in 2004. She also serves as the Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Penn. Prior to coming to Penn, Dr. Gutmann was provost at Princeton University.

Dr. Gutmann holds a bachelor’s degree and a Ph.D. in political science from Harvard University. She earned a master’s degree from the London School of Economics.

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