President Gutmann's Statement

We live in a gloriously diverse world.  Ensuring that our students are exposed to the vibrancy, richness and nuance of diverse life experiences, orientations, and perspectives is fundamental to the education we provide, and one of the distinctive characteristics of the Penn experience.

At Penn we take pride in the myriad ways that diversity enriches our curriculum, and the cultural and social life of our campus. Penn's commitment to achieving eminence through diversity is ultimately a commitment to creating a more vibrant university so that our graduates will be both stimulated and empowered to shape a better world.