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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

Annual Commission Retreat: June 18, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 102 Kern Building.

Ninth Annual Awards Luncheon
Thursday, April 2, 2015

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

July 2014
Penn State Women with Influence

Dr. Mary-Beth Krogh-Jespersen
Penn State Worthington Scranton

July 2014
Penn State Women with Influence

Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry
Chancellor and Dean
Penn State Altoona

CFW Community Read Selection
"My Belov
ed World" by Sonia Sotomayor is the selection for this spring.  Carla Pratt, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Nancy J. LaMont Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law, will facilitate the discussion at the March 19 public meeting. Follow the blog.

Past Event:
Center for Women Students

CFW Status of Women at Penn State

Commission Highlights

Members of the Penn State community are welcome to attend Full Meetings.

(L to R) College of Education Dean David Monk and Climate Enhancement Award recipient Rose Baker, 2012 Co-chair
The Climate Enhancement Award

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