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Non-Discrimination Policy

Roger Williams University & Roger Williams University School of Law
Non-Discrimination Policy

Roger Williams University and Roger Williams University School of Law do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis in admission to, access to, employment in, and treatment in its programs and activities.

Inquiries regarding the application of this Non-Discrimination Policy may be referred to the following:

  • Flora A. Prestipino, Manager of Employment, Roger Williams University, One Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809, Telephone: 401-254-3131.
  • Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, Telephone: 1-800-421-3481; or
  • Boston Office, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 8th Floor, 5 Post Office Square, Boston, MA 02109-3921, Telephone: 617-289-0111.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Coordinator and Coordinator of the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 is:

  • Flora A. Prestipino, Manager of Employment, Roger Williams University, One Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809, Telephone: 401-254-3131.

The Coordinator of Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 is:

  • Dr. Jen Stanley, Title IX Coordinator and Associate Dean & Director of the Gender and Sexuality Center, Roger Williams University, One Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809, Telephone: 401-254-3123.
  • The Deputy Title IX Coordinators are:
    • For Employees: Richard Hale, Chief of Staff, Telephone: 401-254-3079, and Flora A. Prestipino, Manager of Employment, Telephone: 401-254-3131;
    • For Students: Anthony Montefusco, Director of Housing, Telephone: 401-254-3161, Kasey Geremia, Assistant Director of Student Programs & Leadership, Telephone: 401-254-5367, and Danny DiCamillo (specializing in LGBTQ), Assistant Director of Residence Life, Telephone: 401-254-3161;
    • For Faculty: Betsy Learned, Dean of the University Library, Telephone: 401-254-3625, and Richard Hale, Chief of Staff, Telephone: 401-254-3079;
    • For School of Law: Lorraine Lalli, Assistant Dean of Students, Telephone: 401-254-4593;
    • For Athletics: Joyce Maudie, Assistant Athletic Director, Senior Woman Administrator, NCAA Compliance Coordinator, Telephone: 401-254-3129; and
    • For School of Continuing Studies: Jen Stanley (Interim), Title IX Coordinator and Associate Dean & Director of the Gender and Sexuality Center, Telephone: 401-254-3123.

The Coordinator of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is:

  • Richard Hale, Chief of Staff, Roger Williams University, One Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809, Telephone:  401-254-3079.

Please check the RWU Title IX website for the most current information.