If any employee believes that s/he has been subjected to discrimination, whether by a student, faculty member, staff member or other College employee or any other person who comes on school property with permission, the employee should report the incident promptly.
- Complaints against a staff member should be brought to the Vice President of Human Resources.
- Complaints against a faculty member should be brought to the Provost and Dean of Faculty.
- Complaints against a student should be brought to the office of the Associate Dean of Student Affairs or the office of the Dean of Studies.
A faculty member, staff member or other College supervisor who receives a complaint of discrimination or sexual harassment is expected to notify the appropriate administrator (listed above) immediately to initiate an investigation.
Complaint and investigation procedures will include written filing of the grievance, notification of and discussion with all persons involved, notification of dates and investigation processes if necessary, orderly presentation of evidence, and written notification of the resolution. Decisions about complaints against faculty members will be made by the Provost. Decisions about complaints against staff members will be made by the Vice President for Human Resources.
Complaints against the Vice President of Human Resources or the Provost may be brought to the Vice President for Administration and the investigation and decision will be made by him/her.
Appeals shall be directed to the President or to the President's designated representative(s). If the President was the subject of the complaint, appeals shall be directed to the Chairman of the Board of Trustees.