Penn State President Eric Barron hosted a virtual Town Hall event on Monday, June 29, to highlight the elements outlined in his June 10 message and the University’s planned efforts to fight ignorance and intolerance, model inclusivity and embrace diversity.
Joining him for the event were:
- The co-chairs of the Select Penn State Presidential Commission on Racism, Bias and Community Safety:
- Danielle M. Conway, dean and Donald J. Farage Professor of Law at Dickinson Law;
- Clarence E. Lang, Susan Welch Dean of the College of the Liberal Arts and professor of African American studies; and
- Elizabeth Seymour, chair of the University Faculty Senate and associate teaching professor of anthropology, communications, history and women’s, gender and sexuality studies at Penn State Altoona.
- Brandon Short, Penn State Board of Trustee, chair for the Board of Trustee oversight group on racism, bias and community safety; and
- Marcus Whitehurst, vice provost for educational equity.