Non-Discrimination Policy and 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 Director of Gender Equity/Title IX Coordinator oversees the University’s Title IX compliance efforts and is responsible for coordinating the University’s response to all reports of sexual and related misconduct, including sex- or gender-based discrimination involving educational programs, gender equity in athletic programs, employment, and admission. The Director of Gender Equity/Title IX Coordinator also collects data from all University Gender Equity/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. You may 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 https://www.ed.gov/ or 646-428-3800.
You may contact the University’s Director of Gender Equity/Title IX coordinator at:
Kay Turner, Esq.
Vice President for Human Resources and Interim Title IX Coordinator
Faculty Memorial Hall
Rose Hill Campus
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:
Director of Disability Services
O’Hare Hall, Lower Level
Rose Hill Campus
Employee complaints of disability discrimination should be directed to:
Senior Director of Human Resources Policy and Practice
Faculty Memorial Hall, Room 506