Title IX

Title IX – Gender Discrimination and Harassment
Title IX of the Education Amendments and UD policy prohibits sexual harassment and sex discrimination in education and in education employment.

Sexual harassment includes sexual assault, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature.

Any faculty, staff or student who believes that he or she has been subjected to discrimination on the basis of sex should discuss their concerns and/or file a complaint with the UD Title IX Coordinator.

DIVERSITY STATEMENT

As prepared by the Diversity and Equity Commission and The President's Diversity Initiative

The University of Delaware's educational mission is to prepare students to live in an increasingly interconnected and diverse world. To do so, we are committed to fostering a robust educational environment that supports critical thinking, free inquiry, and an understanding of diverse views and values. We see diversity as a core value and guiding principle for our educational mission and thus must work to make diversity an integral part of everyday life on campus. To this end, we take diversity to mean both the recognition and appreciation of the different backgrounds, values, and ideas of those who comprise our campus, as well as a commitment to ensuring that all people on our campus are treated according to principles of fairness, civility, dignity, and equity. We are committed to building an educational community that understands people from different backgrounds and economic circumstances, with different needs, and from diverse personal and philosophical beliefs. We want to make all people who are part of the University feel welcome and valued in campus life.