Office of Social Equity

Social Equity

Lock Haven University, a member of the PASSHE, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, handicap/disability, veteran status, or genetic information in employment, education to all individuals, programs, and activities. The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Jamie Penn, Associate Director of Human Resources and Social Equity, (570) 484-2838, Lock Haven University, J202 East Campus, Lock Haven, PA 17745

Non-Discrimination Policy
Sexual Harassment Policy

Title IX, Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) prohibits discrimination based on sex in any educational program or activity that receives financial support from the Federal government. Under Title IX, discrimination based on sex includes sexual harassment, sexual violence, and sexual assault. Title IX also prohibits retaliation against individuals who complain about or participate in an investigation regarding an alleged Title IX violation.

In compliance with Title IX, Lock Haven University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in employment or in its educational programs and activities. It is the goal of LHU to maintain an environment that is free from all forms of illegal harassment and discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual violence and sexual assault.

All inquiries concerning the application of policies for the prevention of sexual harassment and sexual violence under Title IX should be referred to:

Ms. Deana Hill,
Title IX Coordinator
Associate Vice President for Human Resources
Phone: 570-484-2014

Ms. Jamie K. Penn,
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Associate Director for Human Resources and Social Equity
Phone: 570-484-2838

Mr. Paul Altieri,
Director of Public Safety
120 Glennon Infirmary
Phone: 570-484-2426

The Title IX Coordinator is your initial contact person for inquiries, information and or the filing of a complaint.

Clery Act Disclosure of Crimes Report

Age Discriminataion

The University does not tolerate harassment on the basis of age. The University encourages any student who believes he or she has been subjected to discrimination or harassment on the basis of age to report the harassment to the University.  The University is committed to conducting a prompt investigation of complaints of harassment.  Students and staff may report allegations of age discrimination or harassment to the University’s Associate Director of Human Resources, Social Equity and Deputy Title IX Coordinator as follows:

Jamie K. Penn
Associate Director of Human Resources, Social Equity and Deputy Title IX Coordinator
East Campus, Room J100
Telephone: 570-484-2838 or Email: