Penn State Faculty Handbook

Affirmative Action Statement

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to programs, facilities, admission, and employment without regard to personal characteristics not related to ability, performance, or qualifications as determined by University policy or by state or federal authorities. It is the policy of the University to maintain an academic and work environment free of discrimination, including harassment. The Pennsylvania State University prohibits discrimination and harassment against any person because of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, genetic information, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status. Discrimination or harassment against faculty, staff, or students will not be tolerated at The Pennsylvania State University.

Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to the Vice Provost for Affirmative Action, The Pennsylvania State University, 328 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802; 814-863-0471 (voice/TTY).


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Executive Vice President and Provost
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Phone: (814) 865-2505
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