As part of Penn State’s efforts to maintain public health and safety in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak, all in-person, University-sponsored events through May 15 will be canceled and updated as necessary. This includes many Outreach events. For questions, please contact us at For the latest updates and information, visit:

Arts and Humanities

Penn State will be a leader in the arts and humanities, utilizing them — along with the sciences and other disciplines — as agents of change in addressing complex global issues. Areas of focus include:

  • strategically strengthening the arts and humanities through investments in selected areas
  • investing in Penn State as a cultural destination and enhancing personal engagement in the arts
  • preparing students to work together to develop ethically and historically informed solutions to our most pressing problems

Outreach Team Members

  • Sarah Anderson, Director, OLLI University Park
  • Rob Butler, Gifts Officer, Development
  • Cole Cullen, Producer, WPSU