Cherry Hill Seminary prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, mental or physical disability, political belief or affiliation, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under state or federal law in any aspect of the access to, admission, or treatment of students in its programs and activities, or in employment and application for employment. Furthermore, Seminary policy includes prohibitions of harassment of students and employees, i.e., racial harassment, sexual harassment, and retaliation for filing complaints of discrimination.
The Executive Director, or designee, is also the Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, and Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator for the campus. This person will provide information about the Seminary’s obligations with respect to the provisions of nondiscrimination statutes, including information about the requirement to provide program accessibility for persons with disabilities.
The Seminary is committed to compliance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, Title I and Title II of the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Executive Order 11246 (1965), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its regulations found at 34 C.F.R. part 106, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Vietnam-era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, and with [Massachusetts General Laws, Chapters 151B, 151C, and Chapter 149, all as amended.] Inquiries regarding federal laws may also be directed to: Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, J.W. McCormack Bldg., Room 701, 01-0061, Boston, MA 02109-4557; tel. (617) 223-9662; TTY: (617) 223-9695 and to U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, John F. Kennedy Federal Building, 475 Government Center, Boston, MA 02203; tel. (617) 565-3200 or 1-800-669-4000; TTY: (617) 565-3204 or 1-800-669-6820. Inquiries regarding state laws may be directed to: [Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, 436 Dwight Street, Suite 220, Springfield, MA 01103; tel. (413) 739-2145; TTY: (617) 994-9196.]