Enter to win an iPad Air: take the Penn State Values & Culture Survey

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Students, faculty and staff who successfully complete the Penn State Values & Culture Survey can choose to enter a voluntary drawing to win one of 20 new iPad Airs. The survey will take less than 20 minutes to complete and is designed to help University leaders gain a fuller understanding of the priorities and collective values of the people who learn and work at Penn State every day.

Students, faculty and staff should check their Penn State email inboxes for a message from the Ethics Resource Center (ERC) containing a survey link. Those who have yet to participate will receive weekly reminders from ERC, the independent, nonprofit organization that is conducting the survey. (To learn more about the survey, visit the FAQs.)

“It is so important that we continue to hear from you -- our students, our faculty and our staff -- in this important effort,” said Regis Becker, director of Ethics and Compliance at Penn State. “Your confidential feedback is critical as we all work together to make Penn State the best University that it possibly can be.”

Announced earlier this year and first launched at the end of October, the survey’s end result will be an inclusive statement of shared values; a better understating of the community’s awareness of University standards of conduct; and a clearer picture of the climate at Penn State.

Individuals who experience technical difficulties as they are taking the survey should contact the ERC by sending an email to ethicssurvey@ethics.org or by calling 800-777-1285. The help desk phone line is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.

The ERC will deliver an executive summary of the findings in spring of 2014, and Becker said the document will be published at that time.

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Last Updated November 12, 2013