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Nondiscrimination Statement

Belmont University is a Christian community. The University faculty, administration, and staff uphold Jesus as the Christ and as the measure for all things. As a community seeking to uphold Christian standards of morality, ethics, and conduct, Belmont University holds high expectations of each person who chooses to join the community. In compliance with federal law, including provisions of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973/the Americans with Disabilities Act, Belmont University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, military service, or sexual orientation in its administration of education policies programs or activities; its admissions policies; or employment. Consistent with applicable civil rights law, the University seeks employees of Christian faith who are committed to the mission of the University. The University has appointed the Director of the Office of Human Resources/Deputy Title IX Coordinator to serve as coordinator of non-discrimination compliance for staff and faculty. The Director of Title IX Compliance and Prevention Programs/Title IX Coordinator serves as coordinator of compliance for Title IX (sex discrimination) issues and questions for students.  For other forms of prohibited discrimination related to students, the Dean of Students Office is the designated compliance contact.

Inquiries or complaints related to sex discrimination (including sexual harassment, sexual orientation and/or pregnancy) should be directed to:

Lauri Chaudoin (Student Issues/Complaints)
Director, Title IX Compliance and Prevention Programs and

Title IX Coordinator 
Freeman Hall, 3rd Floor 
1900 Belmont Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37212 
Office: 615.460.5661 
Email: lauri.chaudoin@belmont.edu  or TitleIX@belmont.edu

or

Leslie Lenser (Employee Issues/Complaints)
Chief Human Resources Officer/Sr. Director & Deputy Title IX Coordinator 
Office of Human Resources 
Fidelity Hall, Room 426 
1900 Belmont Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37212 
Office: 615.460.6456 
Email: leslie.lenser@belmont.edu 

Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex discrimination or harassment), to the Title IX Coordinator/Deputy in person, by mail, by telephone, or by electronic mail, including during non-business hours.  Incidents of sex discrimination may also be reported to the federal Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Assistant Secretary. 

 

Inquiries or complaints related to other forms of discrimination/harassment (e.g., race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, military service) should be directed to:

Dean of Students Office (Student Issues/Complaints)
deanofstudents@belmont.edu
Office: 615.460.6407

 

Office of Human Resources (Employee Issues/Complaints)

Leslie Lenser
Chief Human Resources Officer/Sr. Director & Deputy Title IX Coordinator 
(Contact information above)