The Committee on Diversity and Equity aids Penn in fostering and taking full advantage of its diversity as well as in strengthening ties across all boundaries to enrich and enliven the campus community. The Committee shall advise the offices of the president, provost, and the executive vice presidents on ways to develop and maintain a supportive atmosphere on campus for the inclusion and appreciation of diversity among all members of the University community. The Committee will review and provide advice regarding the University’s equal opportunity and affirmative action programs and policies. The areas in which the Committee shall report to the Council include diversity within the educational and work settings, integration of staff and faculty into the larger campus community, and ways to foster a campus environment that is inclusive and supportive of difference. The Committee also will advise the administration on specific diversity issues that may arise on campus.

2023-2024 Committee

2022-2023 Committee
2022-2023 Annual Report All Committees (PDF)

2021-2022 Committee
2021-2022 Annual Report All Committees (PDF)

2020-2021 Committee
2020-2021 Annual Report All Committees (PDF)

2019-2020 Committee
2019-2020 Annual Report All Committees (PDF)