Faculty & Staff Resources

Below are multiple resources/tools that will be useful and thought-provoking for faculty and staff as they interact with various student populations. Our goal is to maintain these lists as growing repositories that are constantly accessible to Penn Engineering faculty and staff. If you have suggestions for items that could be added, please email the relevant link or document with a brief description to odei@seas.upenn.edu

U.S. Department of Justice and Department of Education:

Q&A Regarding the Supreme Court’s Decision in ‘Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. V. Harvard College and University of North Carolina’


Penn Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Innovation (CETLI) Resources:

Inclusive & Equitable Teaching

Inclusive Practices & Course Design 

Racial Equity & Course Review 

Literature on Inclusion Across the Disciplines 

Teaching in Response to Upsetting Events


Weingarten Center Resources:

Resources for Your Courses 

Working with Disability Services

Refer a Student to Weingarten


Higher Ed Resources:   

Why Diversity in Colleges & Universities Matters

How STEM Instructors Can Build More Inclusive Classrooms 

How Do I Write an Inclusive Syllabus?

Cultivating a Sense of Belonging for Graduate Students 

Better Classroom Experiences, Better Grades 

Engaging STEM Faculty in Culturally Responsive Workshops

Toward Inclusive STEM Classrooms: What Personal Role Do Faculty Play?

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in STEM


Public Library Resources: 

Free STEM Resources Provided by Public Libraries 


Gender-Inclusive Classrooms:

Trans Inclusion in the Classroom


LGBT Faculty & Staff Resources:

LEAP (LGBT Employees at Penn)

Faculty Out List