Faculty Senate of the University of Pennsylvania

The Senate Committee on Faculty Development, Diversity, and Equity (SCFDDE)

The Senate Committee on Faculty Development, Diversity, and Equity consists of at least six members. The Faculty Senate Chair and Chair-Elect serve ex officio.

The Senate Committee on Faculty Development, Diversity, and Equity (i) identifies and promotes best practices for faculty developments, mentoring, and work environment to facilitate faculty success at all career levels; (ii) evaluates and advocates processes for faculty recruitment, promotion, and retention that promote diversity, equity, and work/life balance for the faculty; (iii) monitors the status of faculty development, mentoring, diversity, and equity; and (iv) issues periodic reports on the activities and findings of the committee and make recommendations for implementation.

2014-2015 SCFDDE Committee Members

Mitch Marcus (School of Engineering & Applied Science/CIS), Chair
Regina Austin (School of Law)
Mauro Calcagno (School of Arts & Sciences/Music
Carmen Guerra (PSOM/General Internal Medicine)
Lisa Lewis (School of Nursing)
Ignacio Tapia (Perelman School of Medicine/Pediatrics)
Tobias Wolff (Law)
Ex Officio: Reed Pyeritz (PSOM/Medicine), Faculty Senate Chair-Elect
Ex Officio: Claire Finkelstein (School of Law), Faculty Senate Chair

SCFDDE Annual Reports

Report of the Senate Committee on Faculty Development, Diversity, and Equity, 2013-2014

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Office of the Faculty Senate

Box 9 College Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303

(215) 898-6943

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