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Minority Equity Committee

At the recommendation of the University Council Steering Committee, and in follow up to the Faculty Gender Equity Study, President Judith Rodin, Provost Robert Barchi and Faculty Senate Chair David B. Hackney have appointed a committee to undertake a systematic review of the status of minority faculty at the University. The Minority Equity Committee will assess the status of minority faculty across the University.

The committee will be chaired by John B. Jemmott, the Kenneth B. Clark Professor of Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication. The Minority Equity Committee will begin its work this semester, with the goal of reporting by Fall, 2002. A list of the committee members follows.

Minority Equity Committee

  • John B. Jemmott III, Ph.D. (chair), the Kenneth B. Clark Professor of Communication, Annenberg School for Communication
  • Elijah Anderson, the Charles & William Day Professor of the Social Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences
  • Jorge J. Santiago-Aviles, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Vivian Gadsden, Associate Professor of Education, Graduate School of Education
  • Larry Gladney, Associate Professor of Physics, School of Arts and Sciences
  • Grace Kao, Assistant Professor of Sociology, School of Arts and Sciences
  • Barbara Lowery (ex officio), Associate Provost
  • Georgette Chapman Poindexter, Associate Professor of Real Estate, Legal Studies, and Law, Wharton
  • Jacqueline N. Sadashige, Assistant Professor of Classical Studies, School of Arts and Sciences
  • Richard Salcido, Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 20, January 29, 2002


January 29, 2002
Volume 48 Number 20

A celebration of Chemistry's claim to fame puts the spotlight on six Nobel laureates who have been affiliated with Penn's proud Chemistry Department.
A memorial service for Dr. Jonathan Rhoads will be held next week.
A memorial fund for Dr. Alvin Rubinstein will support excellence in teaching by a graduate student in political science.
The newly appointed Minority Equity Committee begins its work this semester.
The W-2 Form for 2001 is dissected, box by box.
February AT PENN, a musical month.