proposed Statement of Principles for University Community Retailers
was developed by the Division of Business Services in partnership
with the offices of the President, Provost, and Vice Provost for
University Life. This Statement will be distributed to all University
Community Retailers to express the service standards we expect
of our local business and retail partners. Please e-mail comments
to Lee Nunery at nunery@pobox
or to Amy Johnson at ayjohnso@pobox
by September 28, 2001.
of Principles for University Community Retailers
University of Pennsylvania is a community in which intellectual
growth, learning from others, mutual tolerance, and respect for
freedom of thought and expression are principles of paramount
importance. As the largest private employer in Philadelphia--and
the largest institution of higher education--the University of
Pennsylvania is committed to creating a favorable environment
for its constituents and partners.
of the University community are expected to exhibit responsible
behavior, to be responsible for their actions, and to respect
the rights of others. Responsible behavior includes:
the health and safety of others.
fair and equitable treatment of all customers in pricing, service
delivery, and any other business transactions.
the rights of University community members to express opinions
and points of view without fear or threats.
with all contracts made with the University.
with federal, state, and local laws.
civil campus environment requires the participation of all its
constituents. In the same manner that the University holds high
expectations for its business and retail partners, it expects
that all members of the University community will treat Penn's
business and retail partners with similar respect and courtesy.
you have questions regarding this Statement of Principles, please
contact the University's Division of Business Services: (215)
Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 3, September 11, 2001