COMPLIANCE

Compliance

Morris Brown College (MBC) is committed to encouraging and sustaining a learning and work community free from discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, and any related misconduct by promoting an atmosphere of mutual respect and appreciation of others.Morris Brown College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, disability, marital status, pregnancy, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status, sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other category protected by applicable federal or state laws in its educational policies, programs, activities and employment.

Complaints of sexual misconduct, discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation should be directed to: Title IX Coordinator – complaints@morrisbrown.edu

Title IX Policy Statement

Morris Brown College (MBC) is committed to encouraging and sustaining a learning and work community free from sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, by promoting an atmosphere of mutual respect and appreciation of the well-being of others.

Morris Brown College adheres to all federal, state, and local civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in employment and education. Morris Brown does not discriminate in its admissions practices, in its employment practices, or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, national origin, military or veteran status or any other protected class.

The policy extends to all students and employees and applicants for admission and/or employment. Further, it extends to all programs and activities supported by the College.

As a recipient of federal financial assistance for education activities, Morris Brown College is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that all its education programs and activities do not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes: sex, sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status.

Morris Brown College also prohibits retaliation against any person opposing discrimination or participating in any discrimination investigation or complaint process internal or external to the institution. Sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking are forms of sex discrimination, which are prohibited under Title IX and by the Morris Brown policy.

Any member of the campus community, guest, or visitor who acts to deny, deprive, or limit the educational, employment, or opportunities and/or benefits of any member of the Morris Brown community on the basis of sex is in violation of the policy and procedures of the Title IX and Non-Discrimination policy.

Any person may report sex discrimination to the Title IX Coordinator. A report may be made at any time (including during non-business hours) by logging on to www.morrisbrown.edu.

Questions regarding Title IX, including its application and/or concerns about noncompliance, should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator.

Non-Retaliation Policy Statement

Morris Brown College strives to provide an environment in which all members of the college community, including employees, Trustees, students, and any other affiliate may make good faith reports of suspected incidents of any misconduct, harassment, discrimination, bullying or other prohibited conduct without fear of reprisal or retaliation.

Morris Brown College has a responsibility to protect its employees and students from unlawful retaliation and under the guidance of this policy retaliation will not be tolerated.

Morris Brown College prohibits the taking of any retaliatory action against an individual or entity for reporting or inquiring about alleged improper or wrongful activity by the college or any of its affiliates. Any person who, in good faith, reports such incidents will be protected from retaliation, threats of retaliation, discharge/dismissal, or other discrimination including but not limited to discrimination in compensation or terms and conditions of employment/enrollment that are directly related to the disclosure of such information. In addition, no one may be adversely affected because they refused to carry out a directive which constitutes fraud or is a violation of local, state, federal or other applicable laws and regulations.

Non-Discrimination Policy Statement

Morris Brown College is committed to encouraging and sustaining a learning and work community free from discrimination, harassment, and related misconduct by promoting an atmosphere of mutual respect and appreciation of differences.

The Policy protects all members of the Morris Brown College community from discrimination, harassment, and related misconduct while such members are on the property or participating in college-related activities. Members of the college community protected by this policy include, but are not limited to, its community members including students, faculty, staff, administrators, volunteers, vendors, contractors, visitors, and any individuals regularly or temporarily employed, or having any official capacity with the college or on its property.

This Policy prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment based on an individual’s protected status or protected characteristic, such as age, color, race, gender, religion, and others consistent with state and federal law.

Making A Report

Reporting a Violation of the Code of Conduct or Honor Code

Students, Faculty, and staff may report a violation of the student code of conduct, by filling out a Campus Incident Form; academic dishonesty may be reported with the Academic Violations Form:

Reporting an Incident of Sexual Violence, Harassment or Discrimination     

Students should report incidents of sexual violence, harassment, or discrimination based on sex by filling out the Title IX Incident Form. If a faculty or staff member becomes aware of an incident, they should immediately report to the campus Title IX Coordinator.

Contact Us

Morris Brown College

Ivy M. Word
Director of Community Standards & Career Development/Title IX Coordinator
Morris Brown College | Atlanta, GA 30314
ivy.word@morrisbrown.edu | www.morrisbrown.edu

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