2016-2017 Meetings and Discussion Topics for University Council

The following are the dates for meetings of the University Council, which are open to observers who register their intention to attend by calling the Office of the University Secretary in advance at (215) 898-7005. All meetings are held on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. in Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall. The agenda will be announced in Almanac prior to each meeting. Council meeting coverage is also published in Almanac in the issue following the meeting.

November 9, 2016

 State of the University

November 30, 2016

 Increasing opportunities for student/ faculty innovation/entrepreneurship: Pennovation Center and other campus resources, including PCI, Wharton, PennDesign, Weiss Tech, Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation, etc.
• Open Forum

February 1, 2017

 A discussion of academic and personal integrity at Penn

February 22, 2017

 A discussion of online learning activities
• Open Forum

March 22, 2017

 Five-year update on Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence
• Reports on budgets and plans for next academic year

April 19, 2017

• Presentation of final committee reports
• Discussion of potential focus issues for the 2017-2018 academic year
• Discussion of potential committee charges for the 2017-2018 academic year


Related: Membership of University Council, 2016-2017

Related: University Council Committees, 2016-2017