Missouri S&T Nondiscrimination Statement Title IX: Sexual Discrimination, Harassment, Violence

The University of Missouri does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability or status as a protected veteran. The University affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities by establishing the Equal Opportunity policy statement. 

The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities.  Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim’s educational experience or the overall campus environment. 

Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972*, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact  the Title IX Coordinator. 

The following person serves as the campus Title IX Coordinator and is designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and to serve as the overall campus coordinator for purposes of Title IX compliance: 

       Name and Title:
     Shenethia Manuel, J.D.
                                      Associate Vice Chancellor, Human Resource Services,   
                                      Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion

113 Centennial Hall
                                      300 W. 12th Street
                                      Rolla, MO 65409
Telephone Number:      (573) 341-4920
        Email Address:      manuels@mst.edu

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies as those policies apply to the University's Division of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation Services:

       Name and Title:      Debbie Hickey
                                       Compliance CCR/FSCL Admn-Athletics

                     Address:   G-2 Gale Bullman Multi-Purpose Building
                                      705 W. 10th Street
                                      Rolla, MO 65409
   Telephone Number:   (573) 341-4178
           Email Address:   dhickey@mst.edu

Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX may be referred to the appropriate Title IX coordinator or to the United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.  For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the U.S. Department of Education office which serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481. The State of Missouri regional Office of Civil Rights is located in Kansas City and is available to provide assistance.

Region VII - Kansas City (Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma,South Dakota)
Office for Civil Rights,
Kansas City Office
U.S. Department of Education
8930 Ward Parkway, Suite 2037
Kansas City, MO 64114-3302
Telephone:  (816)268-0550
Facsimile:    (816) 268-0599
Email: OCR.KansasCity@ed.gov

*Title IX prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual violence, in all educational programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. It reads:

"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity  receiving Federal financial assistance." --Legal Citation: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX).