Policy statement

Earlham College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sex, sexual orientation, age, or disability in the administration of its employment or educational policies, admissions policies and practices, scholarship and loan programs, athletics, or other school-administered programs. Earlham prohibits discrimination on the basis of these protected categories, as required by Title IX, Title VI, Title VII, and other applicable state and federal law.

Earlham’s nondiscrimination policies and grievance procedures are published under earlham.edu/policy under “Safety and Security.” You may also access these policies directly at the links below.

Policies on Nondiscrimination

Grievance Procedures

You may read Earlham’s Principles and Practices, which outlines shared community values, at earlham.edu/about/mission-principles-and-practices/.

Inquiries and Reports

Inquiries about Earlham’s nondiscrimination and anti-harassment policies may be referred internally to:

Office of the President

Gariot P. Louima, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Vice President for Strategic and Diversity Initiatives
Office: 765-983-1208
Email: [email protected]

Beth Martin Birky, PhD
Director of Title IX and Equal Opportunity
Office: 765-983-1346
Email: [email protected]

Members of the Earlham community may also make reports to:

Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20202-1100
Customer Service Hotline #: 800-421-3481
Fax: 202-453-6012
TDD#: 877-521-2172
Email: [email protected]
Web: http://www.ed.gov/ocr

Office for Civil Rights (OCR)-Chicago Office
U.S. Department of Education
John C. Kluczynski Building
230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604
Telephone: 312-730-1560
Fax: 312-730-1576
TDD#: 800-877-8339
Email: [email protected]

For complaints involving employees, please refer to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) of the United States Government. The EEOC has jurisdiction over Title IX employment claims. Please consult: http://www.eeoc.gov/field/index.cfm to locate the local office’s contact info.

Clerical Note

Amended April 25, 2024 following the release of the 2024 Amendments to the U.S. Department of Education’s
Title IX Regulations.

Policy specifications

Last revision: 04/25/2024
Approved by: President
Approval date: 11/28/2022
Effective date: 11/28/2022
Related policies: Sexual Harassment Policy
Accommodation of Students with Disabilities
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Policy home: https://earlham.edu/policy/notice-of-nondiscrimination