Faculty Engagement

Many of Penn’s distinguished faculty are engaged in scholarship that advances diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice. 

Penn Presidential Professors

Established with the 2011 Faculty Diversity Action Plan, Presidential Professorships recognize the excellence of scholars who contribute to the diversity of Penn’s faculty.

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Penn Integrates Knowledge Professors

Launched by President Amy Gutmann with a $10 million anonymous gift, Penn Integrates Knowledge (PIK) Professors are renowned scholars whose work draws across two or more academic disciplines and who thrive at the intersection of multiple fields.

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Provost’s Lecture on Diversity

Each year the Provost selects a scholar whose work touches on a matter of great public impact to deliver the Provost’s Lecture on Diversity. 

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Excellence through Diversity Fund

The Excellence through Diversity Fund provides resources for innovative interdisciplinary projects of Penn faculty on topics relating to diversity and inclusion. 

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