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Welcome to Educational Equity

Fostering Diversity and Inclusion at Penn State

The Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity serves as a catalyst and advocate for Penn State's diversity and inclusion initiatives. Educational Equity's vision is a Penn State community that is an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.


President Barron and Vice Provost Whitehurst gather for lunch in the HUB with diverse student leaders (February 19, 2016).

Units and Programs

Educational Opportunity Center (Philadelphia)
Multicultural Resource Center
Office of Veterans Programs
Student Disability Resources
Talent Search 
Talent Search York
Upward Bound 
Upward Bound Math and Science Program
Upward Bound Migrant

Commissions and Committees

Equal Opportunity Planning Committee
President's Commissions for Equity
Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Equity
Commission on Racial/Ethnic Diversity
Commission for Women

Faculty Resources

Senior Faculty Mentor

Awards and Recognitions

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Dr. Marcus Whitehurst receiving the 2014 Minority Access Role Model Citation Award - (Penn State receives Minority Access honor for commitment to diversity) -  See more 

Pennsylvania State University–World Campus ranked top for veterans to get college degree online rankings at U.S. News & World Report