Equal Opportunity, Harassment and Non-Discrimination


Equal Opportunity Policies at SFU

Saint Francis University, 受其方济各会和天主教身份的启发,重视机会平等, human dignity, racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity, both as an educational institution and as an employer.


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Policy Overview:

这项政策的核心目的是禁止一切形式的歧视. Sometimes, discrimination involves exclusion from or different treatment in activities, such as admission, athletics, or employment.


Other times, discrimination takes the form of harassment or, in the case of sex-based discrimination, can encompass sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking, sexual exploitation, dating violence, or domestic violence.


When an alleged violation of this anti-discrimination policy is reported, 这些指控有待解决,详情见上文完整计划.


Title IX

欧宝体育app入口在教育方面不存在性别歧视, extra- and co-curricular, athletic, or other programs, or in the context of employment. 1972年的《欧宝体育app入口》第九条禁止性别歧视, a federal law that provides that: No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, 或者在接受联邦财政援助的任何教育项目或活动中受到歧视.


第九条要求各院校提供不受性别歧视的教育环境. Sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, and relationship violence are all forms of sex discrimination.

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Reporting Potential Title IX Violations

欧宝体育app入口鼓励所有社区成员及时报告任何所谓的骚扰事件, sexual misconduct, stalking, and/or relationship violence to local law enforcement and the University.  Not only does reporting help you, 分享与性骚扰和不当行为有关的问题有助于防止不当性行为和性暴力. 信息社区成员的报告可以阐明行为模式, immediate threats to the safety of the community, and systemic issues.


How do I report? 

Reporting to a campus Title IX representative:   Concerns can be reported to one of the trained and certified members of our Title IX Team. 校园报告并不排除其他报告选择(如向州警察报告)。. 你是否应该决定对涉嫌性行为不端的事件提起刑事诉讼, 大学将全力支持和协助你向执法机构举报. 


Anonymous Reporting: Anonymous reports may be made by telephone at 1-888-297-9325 or online at EthicsPoint.com


Confidential Resources

对于那些没有准备好提交报告但需要信息和支持的个人, there are statutorily-protected confidential resources available. 未经个人同意,这些机密资源不会与大学共享信息.

On-Campus Confidential Resources:

Non-Discrimination Policy



Short Format Nondiscrimination Statement

欧宝体育app入口在就业实践或教育计划或活动中没有基于性别的歧视, gender identity, age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability (including perceived disability), national origin (including ancestry), marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran ; recently separated veteran; active-duty, wartime, or campaign badge veteran; and Armed Forces Service Medal veteran), predisposing genetic characteristics, or any other protected characteristic under applicable local, state, or federal law. 大学还禁止对任何反对歧视或参与任何内部或外部歧视调查或投诉程序的人进行报复. Reports of misconduct, questions regarding Title IX, 对违规行为的担忧应直接向第九条协调员提出, Lynne Banks (lbanks@inonezl.com). 如欲索取保单的完整副本或了解更多信息,请联系 Title IX Coordinator  or the Assistant Secretary of Education within the Office for Civil Rights (OCR)


Disability Discrimination and Accommodation Policy

欧宝体育app入口致力于完全遵守1990年美国残疾人法案(ADA)。, as amended, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which prohibits discrimination against qualified persons with disabilities, 以及其他与残疾人有关的联邦和州法律法规.


Under the ADA and its amendments, 如果一个人有身体或精神上的缺陷,严重限制了他的主要生活活动,他就被称为残疾. 《欧宝体育app入口》还保护那些有严重限制残疾记录或被欧宝体育app入口视为残疾人的个人, regardless of whether they currently have a disability.

Discriminatory Harassment Policy

Students, staff, administrators, 教师有权享受没有歧视骚扰的就业和教育环境. 欧宝体育app入口的骚扰政策并不意味着禁止或禁止课堂内外的教育内容或讨论,包括受学术自由保护的相关但有争议或敏感的主题.


以下部分描述了法律禁止的骚扰的具体形式,也被欧宝体育app入口的政策所禁止. 当言论或行为受到学术自由和/或第一修正案的保护时, it will not be considered a violation of Saint Francis University policy, though supportive measures will be offered to those impacted. All policies encompass actual and/or attempted offenses.


Clery Reports

Clery Annual Disclosure Reports


根据联邦Jeanne Clery校园安全政策披露和校园犯罪统计法案(Clery法案)的要求, 克莱里报告将告诉你大学报告犯罪的方法, support and assistance available to crime survivors, policies relating to crime and campus emergencies, and crime statistics for the last three years. 


About Campus SaVe Act

The Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act, or Campus SaVE Act, is an amendment to the Clery Act passed through President Obama’s Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013. 《欧宝体育app入口》是对教育法第九条的补充,旨在帮助高等教育机构更好地应对和预防不当性行为. 《欧宝体育app入口》更新了《欧宝体育app入口》,要求参与联邦学生援助项目的高等教育机构提高透明度,并提供有关不当性行为的“初级预防和意识项目”. 


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Title IX inquiries may be made internally to:
Lynne Banks
Associate Dean of Students,
Title IX Coordinator

Office Location: Padua Hall 232B 
Phone: 814.472.3352 
Email: lbanks@inonezl.com 

Discrimination inquiries may be made internally to:
Jeffrey Savino
Vice President for
Finance and Administration

Office Location: Raymond Hall 101 
Phone: 814.472.3260 
Email: jsavino@inonezl.com 

Inquiries may be made externally to:
Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100
Customer Service Hotline #: (800) 421-3481
Facsimile: (202) 453-6012 
TDD#: (877) 521-2172
Email: OCR@ed.gov
Web: http://www.ed.gov/ocr 

Title IX Contacts at Saint Francis

  • Team Members

    下面列出的所有工作人员都接受过培训,以支持任何受到不当性行为影响的个人. While not bound by confidentiality, 这些资源将维护第九条小组有限圈子内所有相关个人的隐私. 


    Title IX Coordinator

    Lynne Banks, Associate Dean of Students, Padua Hall 232B   lbanks@inonezl.com, 814-472-3352

    Title IX Deputy Coordinator

    Don Miles, Director of Residence Life, Padua Hall 227   dmiles@inonezl.com, 814-472-3380

    Campus Police

    Brian Ianuzzi, Captain, SBDC Building bianuzzi@inonezl.com, 814-472-3360


    Marian Bender, Director of Human Resources, Raymond Hall 121, mbender@inonezl.com, 814.472.3931





  • Team Trainings

    欧宝体育app入口第九章团队和所有与第九章进程相关的人员都通过国家认可的无偏见和无冲突组织的认证. The training and certifications that our team has been part of are:


    • ATIXA Level I – Title IX Investigator
    • ATIXA Level II – Civil Rights Investigator
    • ATIXA Level III – Civil Rights Investigator
    • ATIXA Level IV – Civil Rights Investigator
    • ATIXA Level I – Title IX Coordinator
    • ATIXA Level II – Title IX Coordinator
    • ATIXA Level III – Title IX Coordinator
    • ATIXA Level IV – Title IX Coordinator
    • ATIXA East Coast Annual Conference
    • 斯泰森法-高等教育法年度
    • Legal Issues in Vermont Law Conference
    • United Educators – Sexual Misconduct Prevention

    All materials related to the ATIXA Certifications can be viewed here: http://atixa.org/2020-regulations-requirement-posting-of-training-materials/


    Previous training materials such as agendas, 市民可透过电邮dmiles@francis索取资料及手册.edu.