United Theological Seminary

Nondiscrimination/Title IX Policy

United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities Statement of Non-Discrimination

United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities (“United”) adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in institutions of higher education, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 (“Title IX”), and Section 135A.15 of the Minnesota Statutes. United does not discriminate against an employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, ethnicity, national identity, citizenship status, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law. To view United’s full statement on non-discrimination, see United’s Non-Discrimination Statement.

United is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and seeks to establish and maintain an environment which ensures equal access to education for all United community members including students, applicants for admission, employees, applicants for employment, guests, and visitors. United does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity operated by United including, but not limited to, admissions, employment, recruitment, compensation, and athletics as well as access to housing and facilities, classes and schools, counseling, employment assistance to students, health and insurance benefits and services, and fringe benefits. United is required by Title IX and the regulations thereunder not to discriminate in such a manner.

For additional information or inquiries about the application of Title IX and the regulations thereunder, contact United’s Title IX Coordinator and/or the Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Education.

The Title IX Coordinator’s contact information is as follows:

Hillary Vamstad  (she/her/hers)
Registrar and Student Advisor, Title IX Coordinator
767 Eustis St. Suite 140, St. Paul, MN 55114
Phone: (651) 255-6120
Email: hvamstad@unitedseminary.edu

View United’s Policy on Sexual Misconduct and Sexual Harassment: United Theological Seminary_Non-Discrimination Statement_August 2020.

View United’s Full Non-Discrimination Statement: United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities_Policy on Sexual Misconduct and Sexual Harassment_FINAL_August 2020

 

Title IX Training Materials

In compliance with 34 CFR §106.45(b)(10)(i)(D) issued by the United States Department of Education under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972, United has made publicly available the training materials used to train United Title IX personnel.

United’s Title IX Coordinator, Title IX Investigators, and Decision-Makers attended the Title IX & Beyond two-day virtual training program on August 6-7, 2020, which was hosted by Title IX Solutions, LLC. To view our Title IX personnel’s Certificates of Completion of the Title IX & Beyond Training Program, contact Vonda Pearson at vpearson@unitedseminary.edu.

United has made the Title IX & Beyond training program materials publicly available here: Title IX Solutions Title IX & Beyond Training Program Materials.

These materials are the exclusive property of Title IX Solutions, LLC. All rights reserved, ©2020. The publishing of these materials on this website is authorized by Title IX Solutions, LLC solely for use by this institution in compliance with Regulation 34 CFR §106.45(b)(10)(i)(D). No other use or dissemination by this institution or any third party is authorized without the prior written consent of Title IX Solutions, LLC. The information and materials provided during this program were for educational purposes only and not intended to be legal advice. Attendees should seek independent legal advice concerning the issues presented.