• Discrimination & Harassment

    Creating and sustaining a welcoming climate requires mutual respect for all. This means that discrimination and harassment are not acceptable at Monmouth University. OED is committed to fostering an environment at Monmouth University where all people, regardless of background, identity, ethnicity, or sexual orientation, feel welcomed.

    Persons connected with Monmouth University who believe they have experienced discrimination, harassment, or retaliation may bring their concerns to the Office of Equity and Diversity.

    Information about or assistance with discrimination and harassment issues may be obtained from a variety of University resources. The following individuals can provide advice to individuals who believe they are experiencing discrimination or harassment:

    • Ms. Patricia Swannack, Vice President for Administrative Services, Facilities Management Building, 732-571-3546
    • Dr. Thomas Pearson, Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost, Wilson Hall, Room 211, 732-571-3405
    • Ms. Mary Anne Nagy, Vice President for Student and Community Services, Student Center, Room 207, 732-571-3417


    At any time, OED Director, Nina M. Anderson, Esq., is available to provide an overview of the applicable resolution process. OED remains a neutral third-party in all processes associated with the resolution of a discrimination complaint.

    The Monmouth University policies and procedures for resolving complaints of discrimination and sexual harassment may be found here: