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Nondiscrimination

Notice of University-Wide Nondiscrimination Policy and the Designation of the Title IX Coordinator

Fordham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Violence Against Women Act, and other federal, state, and local laws.

The Title IX Coordinator oversees the University’s Title IX compliance efforts and is responsible for coordinating the University’s response to all reports on sexual and related misconduct, including sex- or gender-based discrimination involving educational programs, gender equity in athletic programs, employment, and admission. The Title IX Coordinator also collects data from all of the University's Title IX reports to monitor the process, including outcomes, to identify and address any patterns or systemic issues that may arise.

Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulation may be referred to the University’s designated Title IX Coordinator listed below or to the Assistant Secretary of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), U.S. Department of Education, Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Building, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100. Call the OCR main numbers toll free at 800-421-3481 or 800-877-8339 (TDD). Or contact the OCR’s New York office at ocr.newyork@ed.gov or 646-428-3800.

Fordham’s Title IX coordinator may be contacted at:
Kareem Peat
Title IX Coordinator
Faculty Memorial Hall Second Floor
Rose Hill Campus
718-817-3112
titleix@fordham.edu

The 504 Compliance Officers are responsible for the University’s compliance efforts related to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and for coordinating the University’s response to all complaints involving possible discrimination on the basis of disability.

Student complaints of disability discrimination should be directed to:
Mary Byrnes
Director of Disability Services
O’Hare Hall, Basement
Rose Hill Campus
718-817-0655
mbyrnes11@fordham.edu

Employee complaints of disability discrimination should be directed to:
Nancy Hark
Senior Director of Human Resources Policy and Practice
Faculty Memorial Hall, Room 506 718-817-4090
nhark@fordham.edu