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Associate Vice President in Office of EVP: Jack Shannon

Jack Shannon has been named Associate Vice President in the Office of the Executive Vice President, having previously served as the Managing Director for Economic Development since 1997. In addition to continuing to spearhead the University's various economic development activities, Mr. Shannon, in his new position, will also take on the added responsibility for managing special initiatives; coordinating external activities; and developing policy within the EVP Center.

A La Salle University alumnus who took his master's in public policy from Harvard's JFK School of Government, he subsequently attended Penn Law and received his Juris Doctorate in Government and Public Interest Law. Mr. Shannon came to the University from the City of Philadelphia, having first served as the inaugural director of the Mayor's Business Action Team, and later as the first deputy director of the Commerce Department.

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 3, September 11, 2001


September 11, 2001
Volume 48 Number 3

Dr. Afaf Meleis--a prominent medical sociologist and specialist in women's health issues--will become the Dean of the School of Nursing in January.
Dr. Richard Gelles--a leading researcher in the study of family violence has been named Interim Dean of the School of Social Work.
Lucy Momjian is now Associate Vice President for Finance and Treasury Management.
Jack Shannon is named Associate Vice President in the Office of the Executive Vice President.
Dr. Battistini, director of Penn Health for Women, dies in a motor vehicle accident.
Convocation 2001: President Judith Rodin and Provost Robert Barchi welcome the Class of 2005.
Council Year-end Committee Reports: Admissions and Financial Aid as well as Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics are both on the agenda of this week's Council Meeting.
Penn moves up in the latest U.S. News rankings of the nation's best universities to its highest ever ranking.
A noisy night in the neighborhood prompted a Speaking Out letter and two responses.
Code Red Alert: Preventing a computer worm is possible with these steps.
The Models of Excellence program wants nominations to recognize staff achievements from the previous academic year.