Standing Charge from the Council Bylaws

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.

2017-2018 Committee


2016-2017 Annual Report

2016-2017 Committee


2015-2016 Annual Report

2015-2016 Committee


2014-2015 Annual Report

2014-2015 Committee


2013-2014 Annual Report

2013-2014 Committee


2012-2013 Annual Report

2012-2013 Committee


2011-2012 Annual Report

2011-2012 Committee


2010-2011 Annual Report

2010-2011 Committee


2009-2010 Annual Reports

2009-2010 Committee


2008-2009 Annual Report

2008-2009 Annual Report Appendix

2008-2009 Committee


2007-2008 Annual Report

2007-2008 Committee


2006-2007 Annual Report

Formerly the Committee on Pluralism