Statement of Principle Regarding Harassment, Non-Discrimination, & Diversity

Lebanon Valley College is dedicated to the open exchange of ideas and to the full intellectual development of all members of its community. For this exchange and development to take place freely, the College promotes the confidence to study, work, speak, write, and perform without fear of harassment or discrimination. Lebanon Valley College recognizes that a non-discriminatory environment enhances its commitment to academic inquiry and intellectual and personal growth. The goal of the College is to provide a non-discriminatory learning and living environment, a non-discriminatory work environment, and a non-discriminatory environment for visitors to the campus. Lebanon Valley College is committed to compliance with all federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting harassment and discrimination.

The College values the contribution that a diversity of students and employees brings to this College. College policy is designed to promote a more diverse learning environment in which students from all backgrounds are welcomed and intellectually challenged and motivated. The College's commitment to promoting diversity applies to all College-sponsored programs and activities, and includes efforts to employ persons of diverse backgrounds.

This statement of principle expresses the College's commitment to non-discrimination and diversity. Formal oversight over the College's effort to promote diversity and to ensure a non-discriminatory campus climate is a responsibility resting with the EEO/Title IX Coordinator. Questions regarding compliance with this Statement of Principle or complaints about compliance should be directed to the office of the Director of Human Resources.