Nov 19, 2019  
2019-2020 Student Handbook 
    
2019-2020 Student Handbook

Notice of Nondiscrimination



The CIA does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, ancestry, national or ethnic origin, or any other protected group or classification under federal or state laws. These principles also apply to admissions, financial aid, academic matters, career services, counseling, housing, employment policies, scholarship programs, medical services, and all other programs and activities available at the CIA.

The Culinary Institute of America, pursuant to Title IX, Title VII, and state laws also prohibits sexual harassment, which includes sexual assault and sexual violence. 

The Senior Director, Faculty Relations is designated as the Title IX Coordinator and Age Discrimination Act Coordinator for the CIA and is responsible for coordinating compliance with the above applicable laws, statutes and regulations as set forth in this statement. Inquiries to the CIA concerning the application of the Age Discrimination Act and Title IX, and their implementing regulations, may be referred to the Title IX and Age Discrimination Act Coordinator or to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S Department of Education. 

The Dean for Academic Engagement and Administration is designated as the Section 504 Coordinator for the CIA and is responsible for coordinating compliance under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Inquiries relating to Section 504 may be referred to the Section 504 Coordinator. 

Additionally, complaints including the procedure for filing a complaint regarding this Non Discrimination statement and the CIA’s compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and other federal, state, and local laws, may also be directed to the following Civil Rights Compliance Officers:

 

Joseph Morano, Senior Director—Faculty Relations
Title IX and Age Discrimination Act Coordinator
The Culinary Institute of America
1946 Campus Drive
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Office: Roth Hall, Room S-326
Telephone: 845-451-1314
E-mail: Joe.Morano@culinary.edu

Danielle Glendenning
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
The Culinary Institute of America
1946 Campus Drive
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Office: Roth Hall, Room W-401E
Telephone: 845-905-4369
E-mail: Danielle.Glendenning@culinary.edu

Carolyn Tragni, Dean—Academic Engagement and Administration
Section 504 Coordinator
The Culinary Institute of America
1946 Campus Drive
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Office: Roth Hall, Room S-319
Telephone: 845-451-1615
E-mail: Carolyn.Tragni@culinary.edu

Or

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Building
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100
Telephone: 1-800-421-3481
Fax: 202-453-6012; TDD: 1-877-521-2172
E-mail: OCR@ed.gov

The Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, and Discrimination Policy statement can be found at www.ciachef.edu/harassment-policy.