Office of Equal Opportunity

Statement of Equal Opportunity

Central Piedmont Community College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity for all qualified persons without discrimination against any person by reason of sex, race, color, age, religion, national origin, disability or any other legally protected status. This policy is consistent with relevant governmental statues and regulations, such as Titles VI and VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, The Age Discrimination in Employment Act, The Americans with Disabilities Act and ADA Amendments Act, and The Equal Pay Act.


The Equal Opportunity site is designed as an informative resource for issues pertaining to equal opportunity in education and employment at Central Piedmont Community College. This site does not offer any form of legal advice.

It is the policy of Central Piedmont Community College to treat employees equitably in the terms and conditions of their employment. It is also the policy of Central Piedmont Community College to treat students fairly. Discrimination against or harassment of any employee or student is contrary to College policy and will be justification for disciplinary action. The following policies apply:

  • Students

Policy 7.13 Discrimination and Harassment

Policy 7.16 Accommodation Requests for Persons with Disabilities

  • Employees

Policy 4.60 Discrimination and Harassment

Policy 4.74 Accommodation Request Procedures for Persons with Disabilities



For further information, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity at (704) 330-2722 ext. 3534.

Rita Gaither, Human Resources Technician II (704) 330-2722 ext. 3534

Leon Matthews, Director of Equal Opportunity (704) 330-6524