Title IX at Fuller

No person in the United Statesshall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied thebenefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program oractivity receiving federal financial assistance. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) prohibits discrimination based on gender in educational programs that receive federal financial assistance. Programs and activities that may be included are admissions, recruitment, financial aid, academic programs, athletics, housing, and employment. Title IX also protects men and women from unlawful sexual harassment in school programs and activities. Under Title IX, discrimination on the basis of sex can include sexual discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual violence, such as rape, and sexual exploitation.

Sexual misconduct can be committed by men or women and it can occur between people of the same or different sex. The seminary considers sexual misconduct in any form to be a serious violation of the Christlike conduct expected from all members of its community. The seminary’s Policy Against Sexual Misconduct applies to any on-campus conduct and any off-campus conduct that affects the learning experience of students or the campus climate.

Title IX Administrator:

Teresa Lewis
Director of Institutional Policy Compliance & Title IX Administrator
(626) 584-5357
250 N. Madison Avenue, Third Floor, #328, Pasadena, CA 91101

Fuller’s Title IX Administrator oversees the implementation of the seminary’s Policy Against Sexual Misconduct; provides training, including a course for all employees and students on preventing discrimination and sexual violence, and targeted training based on student and/or employee roles; coordinates discrimination and sexual misconduct investigations to ensure they are fair and equitable; makes sure appropriate remedies or measures are provided to impacted students and employees; and facilitates the writing and updating of relevant policies.

Additional Title IX Team Members:

Sam Bang
Executive Director for Student Engagement and Success
Interim Title IX Coordinator for Students

Bernadette Barber
Executive Director of Human Resources & Organizational Development
Title IX Coordinator for Employees

Inge-Lise Titheradge
Director of Housing Services & Residential Community
Title IX Coordinator for Residents


See the Resource Guide on Sexual Misconduct.

More comprehensive and campus-specific information on Fuller’s processes and procedures related to sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking may be found in the Annual Security Reports under Student Right-to-Know and Consumer Information.

Resource Guide on Sexual Misconduct
Policy Against Sexual Misconduct
Complaint Resolution Procedures: Sexual Harassment, Unlawful Discrimination, Unlawful Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, Retaliation
Responsible Employees and Campus Security Authorities Policy
Nondiscrimination at Fuller

Community Standards

Student Right-to-Know and Consumer Information

(626) 584-5200
(800) 235-2222
135 N. Oakland Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91182