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Old Dominion University Notice of Non-Discrimination

Old Dominion University does not discriminate in admissions, treatment, employment or access to its programs or activities on the basis of race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective styles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), political affiliation, marital status, veteran status, family medical and genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability, as required by The Civil Rights Act of 1964; The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended; The Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Virginia Human Rights Act; the Governor's Executive Order Number One (2018); and other state or federal laws and University policies https://www.odu.edu/content/dam/odu/policies/university/1000/univ-1005.pdf and https://www.odu.edu/content/dam/odu/policies/university/1000/univ-1008.pdf. ODU prohibits sexual and sex-/gender-based misconduct, discrimination, harassment and interpersonal violence, including sexual assault. ODU also prohibits discrimination against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

As an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer, ODU promotes the full realization of employment opportunity for all persons, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans. ODU bases all employment decisions only on job requirements. These efforts apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, promotion and compensation.

Any member of the ODU community has the right to raise concerns or file a complaint regarding discrimination without fear of retaliation. Any and all inquiries regarding the application of this statement and related policies may be referred to: Kimberly Cain, Interim Director of Equity and EO/AA, Institutional Equity and Diversity, Innovation Research Park I, 4111 Monarch Way, Suite 106, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, (757) 683-3141, kcain@odu.edu.

The University's designated Title IX Coordinator is Kate Couch, Institutional Equity and Diversity, Innovation Research Park I, 4111 Monarch Way, Suite 106, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, (757) 683-3141, titleixcoordinator@odu.edu.

Interim Title IX Coordinator

Kate Couch
4111 Monarch Way Ste. 106
Norfolk, VA 23529

Deputy Title IX Coordinators

SEES, Traci Daniels
Advisor and Special Assistant to the Vice President
Student Engagement & Enrollment Services
Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA 23529
1002 Koch Hall
Phone (757) 683-5890

Athletics, Carolyn Crutchfield
Interim Associate Athletic Director
Jim Jarrett Athletic Administration Building
4500 Parker Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23529

Equity and Diversity, Kimberly Cain
Interim Director of Equity and EO/AA
4111 Monarch Way Ste. 103
Norfolk, VA 23529

Title IX Liaisons

Academic Affairs, Dr. Katherine Hawkins
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs & Strategic Initiatives
2006D Monarch Hall
Norfolk, VA 23529

Human Resources, JaRenae Whitehead
Assistant Vice President of Human Resources
1502 Spong Hall
Norfolk, VA 23529

Complaints of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation may be directed to Institutional Equity and Diversity at http://www.odu.edu/equity. Complaint procedures may be found at http://www.odu.edu/content/dam/odu/policies/university/1000/univ-1005.pdf. Complaints may also be filed with the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Commonwealth of Virginia Division of Human Rights, and the Department of Human Resources Management.


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