Title IX

Salve Regina University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 not to discriminate in such a manner. The requirement not to discriminate in the education program or activity extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of title IX to the University may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator or to the Office for Civil Rights, or both.

Nondiscrimination Statement

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina’s employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant will all applicable non-discrimination laws.

Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination that is illegal under both federal and Rhode Island state law, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and Section 28-51-2 of the General Laws of Rhode Island.

Title IX Coordinator

Nancy Escher
Director of human resources, deputy Title IX coordinator
Walgreen Hall, Room 173
(401) 341-2157

Kathleen Farley
Associate vice president and dean of students, interim deputy Title IX and discrimination coordinator
Miley Hall, Room 118
(401) 341-2206

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, contact:
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education, 8th Floor
5 Post Office Square Boston, MA 02109-3921
Telephone: (617)289-0111
Fax: (617) 289-0150, TDD: (800) 877-8339
Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov

Policy and Grievance Process

The sexual harassment and anti-discrimination policy and grievance procedures provide for the prompt and equitable resolution of student and employee complaints alleging any action that would be prohibited by Title IX, as well as a grievance process that complies with the Title IX regulations as they pertain to formal complaints. The sexual harassment and anti-discrimination policy and grievance procedures also describe the grievance procedures and grievance process, including how to report or file a complaint of sex discrimination, how to report or file a formal complaint of sexual harassment, and how the University will respond.

Title IX


Sexual Violence Resources and Support

Related Resources


Sexual Misconduct Report Form

Sexual Harassment Anti-Discrimination Policy

How to Report

Title IX Compliance Training

SCI Compliance Training

Blue Light Locations on Campus

Help is Available 24/7


Newport Police Department
120 Broadway, Newport
Emergency: 911 (9-911 from campus phones)
Non-emergency: (401) 847-1306

Office of Safety and Security
Tobin Hall
Emergency: (401) 341-2325

Day One sexual assault and trauma resource center
24-hour helpline: (800) 494-8100