Penn State Wilkes-Barre values diversity and strives to respect and appreciate the differences among us. Our goal is to promote a community of mutual support and acceptance where individuals of all backgrounds can contribute and have equal opportunities. Diversity is a core value of the academic mission of Penn State and this campus.
Gender and Sexuality Alliance. The Penn State Wilkes-Barre Gender and Sexuality Alliance strives to create a welcoming, non-judgmental, and confidential space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, asexual, etc. (LGBTQ+) and straight ally students, faculty, and staff of all ages, races, colors, national origins, disabilities, sexes, genders, religious affiliations, backgrounds and interests at Penn State Wilkes-Barre.
President’s Equity Commissions
The Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equity (CLGBTE); the Commission on Racial/Ethnic Diversity (CORED); and the Commission for Women (CFW) are advisory bodies to the Penn State President on matters that pertain to equity concerns at Penn State. While the commissions focus on their own specific areas of interest, they also collaborate on common equity issues as they arise.
To learn more about the commissions, please visit the links below: