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Featured Event

Class of 2022 – 266th Commencement

On May 16th, Penn will be celebrating its 266th Commencement for the class of 2022. All are welcome to attend the ceremony live (10:15 am start) in Franklin Field or via webcast. A Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 Master’s and Doctoral Degree Recipients will be held May 22.

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Faculty Handbook

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Software for managing faculty recruitment, appointments, and promotions


Portal for accessing Workday, benefits, and other University resources

Faculty Senate

The representative voice for Penn’s full-time teaching faculty.

A Penn Commitment

Diversity & Inclusion

“Faculty diversity, complemented by inclusion and equity, contribute to the mix of ideas, priorities and methods that constitute excellence in research and scholarship. Diversity, inclusion and equity are critical for preparing undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students to flourish as citizens who live and lead in a global society.”

–2019 Update to Action Plan for Diversity


DSAs, search process steps, addressing bias, funding.

Faculty Engagement

Presidential and PIK Professors, Provost Lecture on Diversity, Excellence through Diversity Fund

Data & Reports

Faculty surveys, action plan, inclusion reports, School diversity plans

Resources & Funding

Faculty guides, fellowships, anti-racism readings, University offices