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About Us

The Office of Diversity & Inclusion is a unit of Penn State's Finance & Business. It enhances the diversity of the Finance and Business workforce through resources and programs designed to help Finance and Business employees succeed, learn, grow, and become more engaged in matters related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The office works to help Finance and Business employees develop a sense of belonging within their workplace environments by supporting efforts and initiatives designed to ensure employees feel comfortable being their true and authentic selves.

The office also leads the Finance and Business Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategic Priority


Under the auspices of Finance and Business, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion offers leadership and guidance to foster a workplace culture where all staff members feel valued, appreciated, and respected.


The Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s vision is to make Finance and Business a premier organization that capitalizes on the myriad viewpoints and skills of our staff to further promote a respectful, inclusive, affirming, and diverse workplace culture.


There are many contacts available through the University and Finance and Business regarding diversity and tolerance issues. Visit the Contact Us page to view options within Finance and Business. You may also report an act of discrimination through the Affirmative Action Office. Ethics issues can be reported using the Employee Ethics and Compliance Hotline, which is offered by the Office of Ethics and Compliance.