SALT Quarterly Meetings

SALT Quarterly Meetings offer regular opportunities for in-depth learning and conversation surrounding topical issues in the student affairs profession.  Quarterly Meetings are managed by the Professional Development Committee and showcase panelists and individual speakers from all areas of the Penn Community including students, staff, and faculty.

Past Quarterly Meetings


March 2, 2020 -Quarterly 3
Our Identities at Work


October 17, 2019 – Quarterly One
Interrupting Hazing Culture at Penn

December 10, 2019 – Quarterly 2
Safety in Modern Times


October 17, 2018 – Quarterly One
The High-Wire Balancing Act of Self-Care for You and Your Students

Featuring: Rudie Altamirano (Penn Global), Amma Napier (Penn HR), and Karen Kille (Penn HR)

December 11, 2018 -Quarterly 2
Student Financial Resources

Matt Sessa, Paul Richards, and Elaine Papas-Varas of Student Registration and Financial Services will present information to demystify financial aid, highlight new programs for Highly Aided students.


Thursday, October 19th
Thriving Through Free Speech on a Diverse and Inclusive Campus

Tuesday, March 13th
Inclusivity And Beyond!


October 2016
Best Practices for Student Affairs Personnel to Manage Social Media

December 2016
Healthy Ways for Students to Use Social Media

March 2017
Understanding Media Portrayals of Transgender people and Supporting Transgender Students on Campus


October 2015
“Helping Our Student With Self-Discovery”

December 2015
“Helping Students Discover Community”


December 2014
“Health Assessment Data for Penn Students”


September 2013
Civic Voices & Engagement on Campus

December 2013
Engaging Alumni in Student Affairs

March 2014
Talking About My Generation: How We Hear & Work With Each Other and Our Students


September of 2012
“International Students”

December of 2012
”Religious and Faith Based Life”

March of 2013
“Responding to Students in Crisis”


October of 2011
“Gender and Leadership”

December of 2011
“Violence Prevention Work at Penn”

March of 2012
“Graduate and Professional Student Life”


September 2010
“Hazing (Scott and Larry Presented)”

December 2010
“Taking care of yourself in stressful times: For your students, for you.”

March of 2011
“How Students Learn”