Penn Park at dusk


The divisions, departments and staff with the Executive Vice President's portfolio are regularly recognized for their outstanding achievements with national and local awards.

  • ArbNet Arboretum - Level I Accreditation
  • EPA Green Power Challenge - 1st Place, Ivy League
  • Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission - Air Quality Award
  • 100 Greenest Schools by the Sierra Club
  • Environmental Protection Agency's list of the nation's top 25 green-energy leaders
  • Penn's Climate Action Plan was honored with the first Climate Leadership Award for Institutional Excellence by Second Nature.
  • Penn Earns Tree Campus USA Designation from Arbor Day Foundation
Architecture and Planning
  • AIA Philadephia Awards for Pennovation Center and Moelis Grand Reading Room
  • GBCA Excellence in Craftsmanship Award & International Interior Design Association Award for Moelis Grand Reading Room
  • DVGBC Groundbreaker Award, Brick in Architecture Awards, Engineering News-Record Best Project-Higher Ed for New College House
  • ULI Award of Excellence, Preservation Alliance, AIA NJ Honor Built - Preservation, CREW Community Impact Award, Fast CoDesign, Wired for Pennovation Center
  • National AIA Award of Merit, AIA Potomac Valley Design Award, GBCA Construction Excellence Award for Stephen A. Levin Building
  • AIA New York State Design Awards, Architizer A+ Award for Perry World House
  • AIA Pennsylvania's 50 Year Timeless Building Award for Richards Medical Labs
  • LEED Gold for New College House, Pennovation Center, FMC Tower
Information Technology
  • #1 employer for Information Technology professionals in the Mid-Atlantic region by Computerworld
Public Safety
  • Penn's Division of Public Safety ranked #1 for the Higher Education Market by Security 500 Magazine (for the sixth year in a row)
  • Accredited by Commission for Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Best values in Higher Education by Kiplinger