Administration Policies

VI-1.00(C)

UMB NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

Administration   |   Approved March 7, 2016


Responsible VP/AVP

Roger J. Ward, EdD, JD, MPA


Revision History

Approved by the President, July 1994; Amended effective October 9, 2012 [nondiscrimination definition, per USM VI 1.05]; Revised March 30, 2015; Revised October 1, 2015; Revised March 7, 2016


Policy Statement

The University of Maryland, Baltimore does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, protected veteran's status, or age in its programs and activities. Specifically, Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in UMB's programs and activities. UMB will take steps to eliminate prohibited conduct, prevent its recurrence, and remedy its effects.  

The following persons have been designated to handle or coordinate inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

FOR INQUIRIES REGARDING STAFF OR FACULTY AT UMB:

Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Ms. Sheila G. Blackshear, MS, CAAP
Director, EEO and Affirmative Action
Office of Accountability and Compliance
620 West Lexington Street, 5th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Telephone: 410-706-2281
Email: sheila.blackshear@umaryland.edu

Website: www.umaryland.edu/eeopolicies

FOR SEXUAL MISCONDUCT INQUIRIES REGARDING STUDENTS AT UMB:

Title IX Coordinator
Ms. Mikhel A. Kushner, JD, MSW
Executive Director, Diversity and Inclusion
Office of Accountability and Compliance
620 West Lexington Street, 5th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Direct Telephone: 410-706-1852
Email: mikhel.kushner@umaryland.edu

Office of Accountability and Compliance 
Main Telephone: 410-706-2281
Website: http://www.umaryland.edu/titleix/

 

FOR ALL OTHER INQUIRIES REGARDING STUDENTS OR THIRD PARTIES:

Roger J. Ward, EdD, JD, MPA 
Chief Accountability Officer

Office of Accountability and Compliance

University of Maryland, Baltimore
620 W. Lexington Street, 5th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201

410-706-2281

equalaccess@umaryland.edu
www.umaryland.edu/reportdiscrimination

Inquiries regarding Title IX may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator (above) or a member of UMB’s Title IX Compliance Team. See www.umaryland.edu/titleix.

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, including Title IX inquiries, contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, The Wanamaker Building, Ste. 515, 100 Penn Square East, Philadelphia, PA 19107, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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