Specific Charges for 2015-2016

All Specific Charges are in addition to each committee's "General" Charge in the Council Bylaws

  1. Obtain data relating to the diversity of Penn staff and discuss of the University’s efforts to recruit and retain diverse staff.

  2. Continue discussion of the University’s efforts to attract diverse graduate students.

  3. Examine the environment and resources available to low income undergraduate students.

  4. Consider gender diversity in STEM fields for undergraduate and graduate students.

  5. Review and discuss this Committee’s general charge and identify two or three issues that should be given the highest priority for the committee’s work in academic year 2016-17.


Committee Members


Ezekiel Dixon-Roman


Sam Starks


Kuan Evans


Regina Austin*
Herman Beavers*
Chenoa Flippen*
Nancy Hirschmann
Joe Libonati*
Jonni Moore*
Sharrona Pearl

Graduate/professional students:

Justine Sefcik
Lloyd Talley

Undergraduate students:

Ann Okhupe
Cheyenne Rogers


Kristin Field*
Shaina Adams-El Gulabi


Lauren Kemp
Irene Tan*

*Indicates reappointment as chair or member.