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TITLE IX
EDUCATION AMENDMENTS OF 1972

WHAT IS TITLE IX? 

 Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any program or activity including, but not limited to: 

1. Educational programs or activities, e.g., student services, academic counseling, discipline, classroom assignment, 

grading, athletics, recreation and study abroad; 

2. Admission and recruitment, e.g., financial aid, housing; 

3. Medical services, including psychological counseling.
 

UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY BEHAVIORS UNDER TITLE IX

SEXUAL HARASSMENT (unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature)

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT (rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, sexual exploitation and other forms of non-consensual sexual activity)

STALKING (repeatedly following, harassing, threatening or intimidating including by telephone, mail, electronic communication or social media)

DATING VIOLENCE (including emotional, verbal, and economic abuse without the presence of physical abuse)

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (including emotional, verbal and economic abuse without the presence of physical abuse)

RETALIATION (adverse employment, academic or other actions against anyone reporting or participating in an investigation of Title IX allegations)
 

REPORTING PROHIBITED BEHAVIOR

Members of the University community who believe that a Title IX violation may have occurred, should discuss their concerns and/or file a complaint with the University Title IX Coordinator:
 

Dr. Kenneth Lehrman III, Vice Provost for Affirmative Action 

328 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802

Phone: (814) 863-0471; Email: kfl2@psu.edu

http://www.affirmativeaction.psu.edu


University Title IX Deputy Coordinators:


Danny Shaha, Senior Director 

Office of Student Conduct 

120 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802 

Phone: (814) 863-0342; Email: jds49@psu.edu 
 

Kim Lantz Yoder, Equity Officer, Office for Diversity 

C1747N, PS College of Medicine

500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033

Phone: (717) 531-0003 ext. 283353; Email: kyoder1@psu.edu

 To file a complaint outside of the University, contact: 

Office for Civil Rights, Philadelphia Office 

Wanamaker Building 

100 Penn Square East, Suite 515 

Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323 

Phone: (215) 656-8541 

Email: OCR.Philadelphia@ed.gov



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