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Working group formed in 2018 to implement climate survey for diversity 

April 19, 2019

As part of ongoing efforts to promote diversity and inclusion on campus and plan for related strategic initiatives, Penn State has established a working group to implement the first University-wide climate survey focused on diversity for students and employees. The survey is expected to be administered at all campuses in spring 2020. - [ More ]

Osagie family establishes scholarship in memory of Osaze Osagie

April 3, 2019

The family of Osaze Osagie is establishing the Osaze Osagie Memorial Scholarship for Educational Equity at Penn State to honor his life by providing support to Penn State students with mental health challenges and other disabilities. - [ More ]

Trustees discuss diversity and inclusion with students, faculty, staff

February 22, 2019

Diversity and inclusion at Penn State were the focus of a generative discussion among students, faculty, staff and trustees held on Feb. 21 during a meeting of the Board of Trustees Committee on Academic Affairs and Student Life. The discussion, part of an ongoing series of conversations being held by trustees on a wide range of issues at the University, focused on experiences of individuals from diverse backgrounds at Penn State. - [ More ]

Culture of Equity and Inclusion graphic imageToward a culture of equity and inclusion

January 16, 2019

Penn State has long recognized, on an institutional level, the importance of making the university a more diverse and welcoming place. Under the leadership of the Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity, the University was one of the first to approach diversity goals using a strategic planning process, and remains one of the few to engage in regular comprehensive progress reviews with University leadership. - [ More ]