Seton Hall University Publication Number CLXVI Volume I.
Produced by the Seton Hall University Office of the Provost. The information presented in this catalogue is current as of July 1, 2023. While this catalogue was prepared on the basis of updated and current information available at the time, no part of this catalogue constitutes a contract, express or implied, between anyone and the University, and the University reserves the right to change any provision or requirement contained herein. The University further reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, alter, cancel, suspend, discontinue or eliminate any academic programs, majors, departments, colleges, schools, and/or institutes; requirements; policies and procedures; as well as any other aspects of University operations and offerings, at any time and without prior notice, including, but not limited to, admission, degree and/or graduation requirements; course offerings; method or modality of course delivery; scheduling and/or location; credit; evaluative standards and/or content of courses; tuition; fees; and calendars. For more information, visit our website at www.shu.edu. All of Seton Hall’s programs and policies are consistent with the University’s mission and are carried out in accordance with the teachings of the Catholic Church and the proscriptions of the law.
The University supports and implements all state and federal anti-discrimination laws, including Presidential Executive Order 11246, as amended, which prohibits discrimination in employment by institutions with federal contracts; Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which prohibits discrimination against students and individuals on the basis of race, color, and/or national origin; Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act as amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, which prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin and/or sex; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination against students and employees on the basis of sex (including sexual harassment and sexual assault/violence); Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, which requires affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified disabled veterans of the Vietnam Era; Equal Pay Act of 1963, which prohibits discrimination in wages; Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, which prohibits discrimination in pay; Age Discrimination in Employment Acts of 1967 and 1975, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of age; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, which prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability or perceived disability; Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), which protects individuals from employment discrimination based on genetic information and also restricts the acquisition and disclosure of genetic information; Pregnancy Discrimination Act, which prohibits discrimination against a woman because of pregnancy, childbirth, or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth; the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, N.J.S.A. 10:5-1, et seq.; and the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act, which prohibits pay disparities based upon characteristics protected by the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination.
Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity and the principles of affirmative action. No person may be denied employment or related benefits or admission to the University or to any of its programs or activities, either academic or nonacademic, curricular or extracurricular, because of age, sex, gender, disability and/or handicap, race (including traits historically associated with race such as hair, texture, hair type and protective hairstyles), creed, color, religion, national origin, nationality, ancestry, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, breastfeeding, veteran status, marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, status as a domestic violence victim, arrest status, AIDS and/or HIV status, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, genetic information, the refusal to submit to genetic testing, the refusal to make available the results of a genetic test, or membership in any other class protected by state or federal laws, now or in the future. All officers, administrators, faculty, priests, and staff are responsible for supporting Seton Hall’s EEO policies and programs, and the principles of affirmative action. EEO policies are to be applied in all decisions regarding hiring, promotion, retention, tenure, compensation, benefits, layoffs, union membership, academic programs, and social and recreational programs.
Lori Brown, Chief Equity, Diversity & Compliance Officer, is responsible for oversight of University-wide equity, diversity and compliance efforts regarding federal, state, and local laws and regulations, as well as internal policies, and to assure the highest standards of ethical conduct for those who work, learn, live, and volunteer at the University. Ms. Brown’s office is located in Bayley Hall, Room 108B, and she may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or (973) 313-6132.
Toni Hindsman, Director of EEO Compliance, Title IX Coordinator, is responsible for reviewing allegations of discrimination, harassment (including sexual harassment and sexual violence) and retaliation, on an off campus. Ms. Hindsman is also the University’s ADA/Section 504 Coordinator. Ms. Hindsman’s office is located in Bayley Hall, Room 108C, and she may be contacted at email@example.com or (973) 275-2513.
Unlawful retaliation against complainants, respondents, alleged victims, or witnesses in relation to any complaints of discrimination is prohibited pursuant to University policies. Acts of unlawful retaliation may result in disciplinary action regardless of the outcome of the underlying complaint.
The University provides several internal resources for filing complaints and raising issues related to potential discrimination, harassment, or retaliation, including the following:
Office of EEO and Title IX Compliance: Lori A. Brown, J.D., Chief Equity, Diversity and Compliance Officer, (973) 313-6132
Office of EEO and Title IX Compliance: Toni Hindsman, M.A., Director of EEO Compliance, Title IX Coordinator and Acting Deputy Title IX Coordinator for the IHS Campus, (973) 275-2513
ADA/Section 504 Coordinator: Toni Hindsman, M.A., Director of EEO Compliance, Title IX Coordinator, (973) 275-2513
Human Resources: Michael Silvestro, Associate Vice President for Human Resources, (973) 761-9138
Department of Student Life: Karen Van Norman, Associate Vice President & Dean of Students, Deputy Title IX Coordinator, (973) 761-9076
Department of Student Life: Nicole Giglia, Associate Dean of Students, Deputy Title IX Coordinator, (973) 761-9688
Department of Athletics: Tatum Colitz, Senior Associate Athletic Director/Senior Woman Administrator, Deputy Title IX Coordinator, (973) 761-9494
Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology and St. Andrew’s College Seminary: Delica Reduque, Manager, Employee & Labor Relations, M.S. Ed, SHRM-CP, Deputy Title IX Coordinator, (973) 761-9284
School of Law: Allison Antwi, J.D., Assistant Dean of Equity, Justice and Engagement, Deputy Title IX Coordinator, (973) 642-8481
Office of the Provost: Professor Amy Newcombe, Assistant Provost, (973) 275-2480
Electronic and Information Accessibility Coordinator: Michael Hyland, Executive Director, Digital Communications and Marketing, (973) 761-9099
In addition to reporting allegations or concerns to the above-named individuals, the University provides an additional reporting mechanism through EthicsPoint which is a confidential and anonymous reporting system.
Related University Policies and Procedures:
Other offices may be reached via the University switchboard at (973) 761- 9000. Address to write for information: Enrollment Services – Bayley Hall, Seton Hall University, 400 South Orange Avenue, South Orange, NJ 07079. NOTE: Pursuant to University policy, the Provost is responsible for the decision to cancel or delay classes or University operations. When classes are cancelled, the University is closed except for essential services. Information regarding the suspension or delayed start of classes and/or operations will be made available to the University community via the Pirate Alert Emergency Notification System, the SHU South Orange (http://www.shu.edu) and Law School (http://law.shu.edu) websites, and WSOU 89.5 F.M. An informational message is also placed on the University telephone system (South Orange Campus at 973-761-9000 and the Law School at 973- 642-8725). Every effort will be made to have emergency closing information available by 6 am.
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