Stewardship is the
process of accepting the challenge of managing the assets of the
organization. At Penn, Institutional assets are not merely limited
to financial matters. Penn is a vanguard institution, thriving in
academics, research, medical treatment and care to name but a few.
Our institutional reputation can be maintained and strengthened
only by meeting the operational, legal and financial challenges
of the day. Commitment to stewardship ensures Penn’s continued
growth and excellence, both locally and internationally.
|As a steward,
we have a responsibility to support and enhance the mission of the
University, to ensure that Penn fulfills its legal and financial obligations
to internal and external constituencies, to safeguard the University’s
financial, human, physical and reputational assets, and to create
an atmosphere that encourages all members of the Penn community to
contribute to the overall excellence of the University. Your actions
as a steward of University resources have a profound effect on Penn’s
capacity to confront the challenges of its mission so that the University
maintains, and indeed amplifies, its national and international reputation.