At the University of Mary Washington the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action are practiced. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, parental status (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors in recruiting, admitting, enrolling students or hiring and promoting faculty and staff members. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Shavonne R. Shorter
Associate Provost for Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer
Associate Professor, Department of Communication and Digital Studies
Office Location: George Washington Hall 113
Executive Director of Human Resources
Office Location: George Washington Hall 203
University of Mary Washington
1301 College Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5300
For further information on notice of non-discrimination, call 1-800-421-3481 or visit https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/index.html for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area.
Title IX Non-Discrimination Statement
The University of Mary Washington complies with Title IX 34 C.F.R. part 106 as it is amended from time to time and does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its programs, activities, admission or employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and 34 C.F.R. part 106 may be referred to the University of Mary Washington’s Title IX Coordinator, Ruth Davison, at the contact information available on this website, to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, or both. The University of Mary Washington’s grievance procedures and grievance process, including how to file a complaint of sex discrimination, how to report or file a formal complaint of sexual harassment, and how UMW will respond is available in the Prohibited Conduct Policy.