Sexual Violence Investigative Officer

Ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our students is among the University’s highest priorities, and properly responding to complaints of Sexual Violence, Relationship Violence and Stalking on campus is central to that aim.

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About this Office

The Office of the Sexual Violence Investigative Officer is responsible for managing and investigating complaints against Penn faculty and enrolled Penn students alleging violations of the University’s Sexual Violence, Relationship Violence and Stalking policy.

The Sexual Violence Investigative Officer works with the Penn community to implement an Amendment to the Student Disciplinary Charter, that applies to all twelve schools and became effective on February 1, 2015. This office also works within the Penn community to educate students, faculty and staff about the process for responding to these complaints and assists with educational efforts to prevent sexual violence. Throughout the disciplinary process, the Office of the Sexual Violence Investigative Officer ensures that those making complaints and those responding to complaints are treated fairly and respectfully.

 

Contact Information

Deborah A. Harley
Sexual Violence Investigative Officer
3901 Walnut Street, Suite 320
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3682
Tel: 215.898.2887
Fax: 215.898.3770
harleyd@upenn.edu

Peter C. Lim
Deputy Sexual Violence Investigative Officer
3901 Walnut Street, Suite 320
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3682
Tel: 215.898.2887
Fax: 215.898.3770
peterlim@upenn.edu