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Title IX and Equal Opportunity

Notice of Non-Discrimination and Title IX Policy Statement

Christopher Newport University is committed to providing an environment that emphasizes the dignity and worth of every member of its community and that is free from harassment and discrimination in admissions, employment, and education programs or activities based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military/veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law. Such an environment is necessary to a healthy learning, working, and living atmosphere because discrimination and harassment undermine human dignity and the positive connection among everyone on campus. In pursuit of this goal, any question of impermissible discrimination and/or harassment on these bases will be addressed with efficiency and energy in accordance with the Discrimination, Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Any person may report a concern (Title IX or equal opportunity) under the policy at any time, including non-business hours, by contacting:

Katie Wellbrock
Interim Title IX Coordinator
Christopher Newport University
1 Avenue of the Arts
100 Christopher Newport Hall
Newport News, VA, 23606
(757) 594-8819
kathryn.wellbrock@cnu.edu or by utilizing the Title IX & EO Community Reporting Form below.

Under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, discrimination and harassment on the basis of sex in any education program or activity including admission and employment is prohibited. Inquiries about this may be directed to the Director of Title IX and Equal Opportunity/Title IX Coordinator or to the U. S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC, 20202, (800) 421-3481, OCR@ed.gov.

For more information about sexual misconduct and resources available on and off-campus, please visit our sexual assault and violence education (S.A.V.E.) website.

To file a report:

Form Purpose
Title IX and EO Community Reporting Form This form is used for reporting by anyone (except a Responsible Employee of CNU) that has experienced or witnessed discrimination or harassment, including sexual misconduct. You may remain anonymous if you choose.
Sexual Misconduct Responsible Employee Reporting Form This form is used by CNU employees when reporting, on the behalf of someone else, possible allegations of sexual misconduct.
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