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  Our Mission


The Forum on Black Affairs is dedicated to ensuring that all Black persons participate fully in and benefit from the mission of the University, as a land grant institution and as a leader in higher education in the nation, to provide educational opportunities for all citizens "in the several pursuits and professions in life."

The Forum on Black Affairs is dedicated to the principle of equality for all people. This dedication is manifested in a renewed commitment to achieve equal opportunity for Blacks at the Pennsylvania State University through affirmative action and through effective administration of policies and procedures of this institution.

Black Paper on Recruitment and Retention

This is the abstract of the official position of the Forum on Black Affairs on the issue of recruitment and retention of Black students, faculty and staff at Penn State. This paper was presented to then president, Dr. Bryce Jordan, on November 2, 1987.

 

"...Dedicated to the principle of equality for all people."