Non-Discrimination Statement

Belmont University is a Christ-centered 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 Chief Human Resources Officer/Deputy Title IX Coordinator to serve as coordinator of non-discrimination compliance for staff and faculty. The Director of Institutional Equity and Compliance and Title IX Coordinator serves as coordinator of compliance for Title IX (sex discrimination) issues and questions for students.

 

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

Leslie Lenser (Employee Issues/Complaints)
Chief Human Resources Officer
and Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Fidelity Hall, Room 426
1900 Belmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37212
615-460-6456
leslie.lenser@belmont.edu

Carly Elliott (Student Issues/Complaints)
Director of Institutional Equity and Compliance
and Title IX Coordinator
Freeman Hall, 3rd Floor
1900 Belmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37212
615-460-6894
carly.elliott@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)