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Nondiscrimination/Title IX Statement

Seton Hall University does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender, disability and/or handicap, race, color, religion, national origin, nationality or ancestry, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran status or military service, marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, status as a domestic violence victim, arrest status, AIDS and/or HIV status, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information or membership in any other class protected by state or federal laws, now or in the future, in any phase of its admissions, financial aid, educational, extra-curricular, athletic or other programs or activities, or in any aspect of its employment practices. 

The University’s policies are in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, including dating and domestic violence and stalking, as well as retaliation. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Amendments of 2008, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination. The University reserves its right to administer and apply all policies, programs and benefits in a manner consistent with its Catholic educational mission and the teachings of the Catholic Church.

Students, members of the Board of Trustees and Board of Regents, non-Trustee and non-Regent members of all committees of the Board of Regents or the Board of Trustees, officers, priests, faculty, administrators, staff members, employees, applicants, volunteers and other members of the University community, as well as our vendors, visitors, guests, all persons residing in University housing and other third parties, may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic or retaliated against for engaging in protected activity such as filing a complaint or participating in the review of a complaint. 

In accordance with Title IX regulations, the University has designated Lori A. Brown, Director of the Office of EEO and Title IX Compliance, as the University’s Title IX Coordinator. Ms. Brown is charged with overseeing compliance with the University’s nondiscrimination policies and Title IX.  If you have questions about any form of discrimination and/or Title IX or wish to report a violation, you may contact the persons or agencies listed below.  

University Title IX Coordinator

Lori A. Brown, J.D.
Director of EEO Compliance, Title IX Coordinator
400 South Orange Avenue
Bayley Hall- Room 108
South Orange, NJ 07079
Phone: (973) 313-6132
e-mail: lori.brown@shu.edu

University Deputy Title IX Coordinators

Karen Van Norman
Associate Vice-President and Dean of Students
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
400 South Orange Avenue
University Center- Room 237
South Orange, NJ 07079
Phone: (973) 761-9076
e-mail: karen.vannorman@shu.edu

Lori A. Brown, J.D.
Acting Deputy Title IX Coordinator – Athletics
400 South Orange Avenue
Bayley Hall- Room 108
South Orange, NJ 07079
Phone: (973) 313-6132
e-mail: lori.brown@shu.edu

Delica M. Reduque, M.S. Ed, PHR 
Manager, Employee & Labor Relations 
Deputy Title IX Coordinator - Immaculate Conception Seminary and 
School of Theology and Saint Andrew’s College Seminary
366 South Orange Avenue
Martin House
South Orange, NJ  07079
Phone: (973) 761-9284
Email: delica.reduque@shu.edu

Cara Foerst, J.D.
Associate Dean for Academics
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Seton Hall Law School
One Newark Center- Room 305
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: (973) 642-8726
e-mail: cara.foerst@shu.edu

Kelly Freeman
Director of Student Life
Deputy Title IX Coordinator- School of Health & Medical Sciences and 
The College of Nursing
Interprofessional Health Sciences Campus
Room 1525
340 Kingsland Street
Nutley, NJ 07110
Phone: (973)542-6983
e-mail:  kelly.freeman@shu.edu

Dr. Laurie Sullivan
Associate Dean, Office of Student Affairs and Wellbeing
Deputy Title IX Coordinator- School of Medicine
Interprofessional Health Sciences Campus
Room 4237
340 Kingsland Street
Nutley, NJ 07110
Phone: (973) 542-6778
email:  laurie.sullivan@shu.edu

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Building
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100
Telephone: 800-421-3481
FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 800-877-8339
e-mail: OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education
New York Office
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10005-2500
Telephone: 646-428-3900
FAX: 646-428-3843; TDD: 800-877-8339
e-mail: OCR.NewYork@ed.gov 

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 
Newark Area Office
Two Gateway Center
Suite 1703
283-299 Market Street
Newark, NJ 07102 
Telephone: 1-800-669-4000 
FAX:  973-645-4524

Public portal: https://publicportal.eeoc.gov/portal/
Website:  www.eeoc.gov

New Jersey Division on Civil Rights
31 Clinton Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Telephone: 973-648-2700
FAX: 973-648-4405

The University’s Policy Against Sexual Misconduct, Sexual Harassment and Retaliation and the Policy Against Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation are available at https://www.shu.edu/policies/policy-against-sexual-misconduct-sexual-harassment-and-retaliation.cfm and https://www.shu.edu/policies/discrimination-harassment-retaliation.cfm.  

Information about filing an internal University complaint alleging a violation of these policies is available at https://www.shu.edu/policies/guidelines-for-responding-to-complaints-of-sexual-misconduct-discrimination-harassment-and-retaliation.cfm.

This notice is disseminated annually.

Revised and approved by Joseph E. Nyre, Ph.D., President, on the recommendation of the Executive Cabinet.

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