The Office of Affirmative
Action and Equal Opportunity Programs
The Office of
Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs welcomes everyone
to a new academic year. Our primary focus is implementing the
legal responsibilities in affirmative action, equal opportunity
and nondiscrimination. We educate members of the University community
about these responsibilities through our web page and through
education and consultation efforts. We also receive complaints
concerns of prohibited discrimination under Penn's Policy on Equal
Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Non-discrimination, which
located online at www.upenn.edu/affirm-action.
We invite you
to join us in the upcoming events we are planning for the Penn
Along with several
other offices and individuals, we are planning other programs
well, such as a Disability Awareness Month Program to be held some
time in October.
Also, in collaboration
with the Department of Anthropology and the Department of English,
we are planning a lecture series on Contemporary Issues in Native
America designed to bring leading Native American scholars to
campus to educate the Penn community about topical concerns in Native
America. The lectures will be held in the fall and spring semesters.
Ceremony, September 20 at 8:30 a.m. at the Memorial Flagpole
on 33rd Street and Smith Walk.
Veterans Day Reception, November 11 from 4:30-6 p.m. Location
to be announced.
to contact our office at (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or 215-898-7803
(TDD) and visit our web page at www.upenn.edu/affirm-action.
The office is located at 3600 Chestnut Street, Sansom Place East,
We wish everyone
a successful and rewarding academic year!
--Valerie Hayes, Executive
Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 4, September 17, 2002