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WELCOME TO THE OFFICE OF EQUITY

AND INCLUSION 

Earth with handsThe Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) promotes and supports a working and learning environment free from any form of unlawful discrimination, harassment or retaliation.   We focus on the needs of the University community through the incorporation of diversity, equity, and inclusion in programming and through training initiatives.  OEI serves as the office of the ADA Coordinator and the Title IX Coordinator.  

In furtherance of the University's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, OEI staff are responsible for the following activities:

  • Assuring the University's compliance with equal opportunities and civil rights laws and related University policies and regulations.
  • Investigating complaints of discrimination, discriminatory harassment, and retaliation.
  • Providing appropriate accommodations under the ADA for employees.
  • Developing and monitoring the University's Affirmative Action Plan.
  • Training the University community about their rights and responsibilities under applicable equal opportunity and civil rights laws and related University policies and regulations.
  • Preparing the annual equity report for State of Florida.

The University is commited to responding promptly and constructively when it learns of possible discrimination, discriminatory harassment, or retaliation, preventing recurrence and provide effective remedies.

 

StudentsLocation

Kenneth R. Williams Administration Building
777 Glades Road, Room 265
Boca Raton, Florida 33431-0991

Office Hours

Monday through Friday - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact Us

Phone: 561-297-3004
Fax: 561-297-2402
Florida Relay System: 800-955-8771

Our Team

Donald Kamm, J.D.
Executive Director and Title IX Coordinator
dkamm@fau.edu

Ed Rowe
Associate Director/ADA Coordinator
erowe@fau.edu

Ruba E. Kanaan, J.D.
Assistant Director, Deputy Title IX Coordinator
rkanaan@fau.edu

Ryan Kelley, J.D.
Assistant Director
kelleyr@fau.edu 

Winnie Jean-Pierre, J.D. 
Civil Rights Investigator and Trainer
wjeanpi2@fau.edu 

Evelyn Cruzpino
Compliance Services Manager
ecruzpino@fau.edu