Office of EEO and Title IX Compliance

Nondiscrimination/Title IX Statement


Seton Hall University does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, handicap/and or disability, race, color, creed/religion, ethnicity, national origin, nationality or ancestry, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, familial status, pregnancy, veteran’s status or military service, marital status, domestic violence victim, arrest status, predisposing genetic characteristics, AIDS and/or HIV status and atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait in its any phase of its admissions, financial aid, educational, extra-curricular, athletic or other programs or activities, or in any phase of its employment practices. The University’s policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. 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. These laws prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence. The University reserves the right to administer and apply all policies, programs and benefits in a manner consistent with its Catholic identity and the teachings of the Catholic Church.

Faculty members, employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, guests and unaffiliated third parties), may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic or 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 Insurance & EEO Compliance, as the University’s Title IX Coordinator. Ms. Brown is charged with monitoring compliance with these regulations. Compliance with Title IX is everyone’s responsibility. The information below provides an overview of who you may contact with questions about Title IX.

University Title IX Coordinator

Lori A. Brown, Esq.
Director of Insurance & EEO Compliance, Title IX Coordinator
Presidents Hall
Lower Level Room 4A
Seton Hall University
South Orange, NJ 07079
Phone: (973) 313-6132

University Deputy Title IX Coordinators

Karen Van Norman
Associate Vice-President and Dean of Students
400 South Orange Avenue
University Center
South Orange, NJ 07079
Phone: (973) 761-9076

Rachelle Paul
Senior Associate Athletics Director/SWA
Compliance & Student-Athlete Development
400 South Orange Avenue
Richie Regan Recreation Center
South Orange, NJ 07079
Phone: (973) 761-9494

Cara Foerst
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Seton Hall Law School
One Newark Center
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: (973)-642-8732

Questions or inquiries about Title IX can be directed to the Title IX Coordinator, Deputy Title IX Coordinators or to The Office for Civil Rights:

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

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

Approved by President Dr. Gabriel Esteban on the recommendation of the Executive Cabinet on November 4, 2015.

Effective Date

November 4, 2015

Contact Us

Office of EEO and Title IX Compliance
(973) 313-6132
Presidents Hall Rm. 4A

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