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College-wide Policies

The Colorado College Notice of Non-Discrimination

Responsible office
Human Resources
Responsible party
Title IX Coordinator
Last revision
June 2014
Approved by
Board of Trustees
Approval date
June 2014
Effective date
June 2014
Additional references
None

Scope

All financial and administrative policies involving community members across campus are within the scope of this policy. If there is variance between departmental expectations and the common approach described through college policy, the college will look to the campus community to support the spirit and the objectives of college policy.

Policy

THE COLORADO COLLEGE NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

The Colorado College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, religion, veteran status, age or any protected status in the administration of its educational programs, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs, employment or in any other College program or activity. For more information on the College’s prohibition of discrimination, please see the College’s Anti-Discrimination Policies and Procedures.

Students, faculty, and staff have the right to be free from sexual harassment and inappropriate sexual conduct. Such conduct constitutes sexual discrimination and is prohibited under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. For more information on the College’s prohibition of sexual harassment and inappropriate sexual conduct, please see the College’s Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Policies and Procedures.

The College also is committed to equal opportunity in employment and does not discriminate on the basis of any of the classes listed above, in all phases of employment including hiring, compensation, training, promotion, and termination. This prohibition includes unlawful verbal or physical harassment based on any of the classes listed above. Such discrimination may be prohibited under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

Students, faculty, staff, and applicants for admission or employment will be provided equal opportunities pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless it would result in undue hardship to the College.

Procedures

Complaint Procedure: If you believe there has been a violation of the non-discrimination policies listed above, report the incident to any of the following individuals who have been designated to handle inquiries regarding violations of the College’s non-discrimination policies:

Gail Murphy-Geiss
Office: Palmer 131A
Phone: 719-389-6868
gmurphygeiss@coloradocollege.edu

Rochelle Mason
Office: Worner Center 230
Phone: 719-389-6800
RMason@coloradocollege.edu

Barbara Wilson
Office: Spencer Center 100
Phone: 719-389-6421
bwilson@coloradocollege.edu

The College will promptly investigate the matter and take appropriate corrective action when necessary. Complaints concerning sexual harassment and inappropriate sexual conduct will be handled through the procedures outlined in the College’s Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Policies and Procedures. All other Complaints of discrimination will be handled through the procedures outlined in the College’s Anti-Discrimination Policies and Procedures. Your complaint will be kept as confidential as practicable. The College prohibits retaliation against any individual for filing a complaint or assisting in a complaint investigation. If you perceive retaliation for making a complaint or your participation in the investigation, please report the incident to any of the individuals listed above.