Bridgewater College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, veteran status, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs, or other college programs and activities, or with regard to employment.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Roy W. Ferguson, Jr.Bridgewater College, Executive Vice President402 East College Street, Bridgewater, VA 22812540-828-5307, firstname.lastname@example.org
As a recipient of federal funds, the College complies with federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX, the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination, provides that “no person…shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance....” The following are examples of sex-based discrimination prohibited by Title IX:
The College’s Title IX Coordinator is the designated college official with primary responsibility for coordinating the College’s compliance with Title IX and other federal and state laws and regulations relating to sex-based discrimination. The Title IX Coordinator is assisted by the Deputy Title IX Coordinators.
Abby Del Giacco, Title IX Coordinator402 East College Street, Bridgewater, VA 22812540-828-8063, email@example.com or TitleIXCoordinator@bridgewater.edu
Shannon Pope, Deputy Title IX Coordinator402 East College Street, Bridgewater, VA 22812540-828-8072, firstname.lastname@example.org
Allyson Kenyon, Deputy Title IX Coordinator402 East College Street, Bridgewater, VA 22812540-828-5784, email@example.com
Students who have a disability that they would like to disclose for purposes of special needs or accommodations, or who have questions about disability services, should contact:
Dr. Raymond “Chip” Studwell, Director of Academic Support and Disability ServicesDisability and Section 504 Coordinator402 East College Street, Bridgewater, VA 22812540-828-5370, firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information on the notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office of the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.
Bridgewater College has partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to obtain resources to enhance the College’s facilities, including the recent addition to and renovation of the College’s primary athletic facility and several of its residence halls. The College is posting the following notice as required by federal law by organizations which benefit from the USDA’s funding program.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.