Non-Discrimination Policy


United Theological Seminary is a Christian institution that considers human relationships to be sacred and the human body to be holy. Therefore, it seeks to create a safe, grace-filled environment for all persons in which human worth and relationships are honored and respected. It is the policy of United Theological Seminary to provide all students and employees with an environment free of sexual harassment and other forms of harassment and its interference with their comfort or performance in the classroom or the workplace. Any behavior that constitutes sexual harassment or other discriminatory harassment is a violation of human dignity and rights and will not be tolerated.

As a matter of ethical, moral and legal responsibility, United Theological Seminary affirms its obligations under Title IX, the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act, Campus Save Act, and the Clery Act. These acts prohibit a variety of discrimination. Descriptions of these regulations can be found at the U.S. Department of Education website.

United Theological Seminary prohibits discrimination against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, or veteran status with reference to the seminary’s admission policies, academic standards and policies, and in the granting of scholarships, loans and other financial aid.

The policy’s linked below addresses the requirements of and the Seminary’s handling of these responsibilities as a private institution receiving Federal financial assistance.

In accordance with U.S. Department of Education guidelines, United Theological Seminary’s policy and procedures for resolving complaints of harassment, sexual misconduct and other forms of discrimination, as well as the Reporting Form. United-Blank.doc to report an incident are listed below:
United’s Non-discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy
Confidentiality, Privacy and Reporting Policy
Reporting Form
Most commonly asked questions.


The seminary Title IX Coordinator oversees compliance with all aspects of the sex/gender harassment, discrimination and misconduct policy. The Coordinator reports directly to the President of the Seminary. Questions about this policy should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator. Anyone wishing to make a report relating to discrimination or harassment may do so by reporting the concern to the seminary Title IX Coordinator:

Contact information:
Title IX Coordinator
Phyllis Ennist, Associate Dean for Distance Education and Title IX Coordinator
United Theological Seminary
4501 Denlinger Road
Dayton, Ohio 45426