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:
For further information, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity at (704) 330-2722 ext. 3534.
Rita Lucas, Human Resources Technician II (704) 330-2722 ext. 3534
Leon Matthews, Executive Director Institutional Equity (704) 330-6524
Notice of Nondiscrimination:
As a recipient of federal funds, Central Piedmont Community College is required to comply with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. (“Title IX”), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs or activities. Central Piedmont Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities, including in the context of admission or employment. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX may be referred to Central Piedmont Community College’s Title IX Coordinator or to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. For further information, you may visit the Title IX website at http://www.cpcc.edu/titleix.