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Commission for Women

The Commission for Women serves as an advisory group to the President of the University on the status of women at Penn State, advocates for women's concerns, and recommends solutions.

CFW 2014-15 Initiatives

Who can join the Commission?

  • Undergraduate students
  • Graduate students
  • Faculty, staff, and administrators

Tenth Annual Awards Luncheon
Friday, April 8, 2016

Presidents Hall
The Penn Stater
Conference Center Hotel
Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Commission for Women Memberships for Students, Faculty, and Staff are currently being accepted. 
Instructions and forms can be found on the CFW Get Involved Page.

August 2014
Penn State Women with Influence

Anna Griswold
Assistant Vice President for
Undergraduate Education and
Executive Director for Student Aid

Past Event:
Center for Women Students

CFW Status of Women at Penn State

Commission Information

2015–2016 Commission Co-Chairs

, CFW Commission Co-Chair

CFW Commission Co-Chair

Commission Meetings

Commission Highlights


Report on Parental Leave for Penn State Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars/Fellows published


Co-chair of the new Membership Committee recruits members at the fall 2014 Resource Fair


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