The Man Who Would Never Be Mayor

In the race for Philadelphia’s top job, Michael Nutter W’79 was dismissed as the candidate without a constituency. His journey from last place to landslide victory had the markings of a political miracle. Now the public expects more.

A Marriage “Meant to Be”

Amy Gutmann’s inauguration as the University’s eighth president featured a day of community service, a concert on Hill Field, and a wide-ranging symposium, among other events. In her inaugural speech the president called for a new “Penn Compact.”

Learning and Leading

Since her nomination to become the University’s eighth president last winter, Amy Gutmann has spent a lot of time quietly thinking and talking with people about how to move Penn forward. Now she’s eager to get to work.