Our mission is to collaborate with University departments and organizations, through policy and procedure, to:
- educate all University members on how to prevent, identify and report discrimination, harassment, and gender-based violence
- monitor complaints of discrimination, harassment, and gender-based violence, conduct a fair and equitable investigation of each complaint, and use information from monitoring and investigations to inform prevention education
- connect those affected by discrimination, harassment, and gender-based violence with campus and community resources that will allow them to move forward
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex
California State University Maritime Academy does not discriminate on the basis of gender, which includes sex and gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation in its education programs or activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender or sexual orientation in employment, as well as in all education programs and activities operated by the University (both on and off campus). The protection against discrimination on the basis of gender or sexual orientation includes sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, and gender based dating and domestic violence and stalking.
Policies & Procedures:
CSU Executive Order 1095
Systemwide Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, Dating and Domestic Violence, and Stalking Policy
CSU Executive Order 1096
Systemwide Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation, Sexual Misconduct, Dating and Domestic Violence, and Stalking against Employees and Third Parties and Systemwide Procedure for Addressing Such Complaints by Employees and Third Parties.
CSU Executive Order 1097
Systemwide Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation, Sexual Misconduct, Dating and Domestic Violence, and Stalking against Students and Systemwide Procedure for Addressing Such Complaints by Students
Interim Title IX Coordinator
Jody Shipper is a Managing Director of Grand River Solutions. Jody has more than 25 years of experience in Title IX, equity and diversity, and related fields. She is known for her insight into best-in-class programming, policies, and community outreach aimed at addressing sexual misconduct on campus. She lectures extensively at universities and conferences throughout the U.S. on Title IX, VAWA, harassment, and implementation of best and emerging practices. Jody also co-founded Project IX in 2014, a nonprofit focused on Title IX-related services to schools with a mission to provide effective solutions for preventing and responding to sexual violence.
Jody previously served as the systemwide director for Title IX/VAWA/Clery compliance for the University of California system. Prior to that, she served for 11 years as executive director of the Office of Equity and Diversity at a large research university where she also held the post of chief Title IX administrator. In these roles, she provided direct, hands-on experience in the fields of Title IX, civil rights, employment law, and workplace and academic investigations. Her responsibilities included focusing on diversity efforts, sexual assault prevention and training, affirmative action, and protecting minors on campus.
Previously, Jody served as outside counsel to businesses and nonprofits in California, litigating employment and education matters.