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Cheyney University Social Equity

The Office of Social Equity assists the University through collaborative efforts with all departments and offices in achieving its commitments to the principles of equity and affirmative action. It is the Office of Social Equity's Mission to:

  • provide the Cheyney University community with the necessary guidance to advance the University's commitment to equality of opportunity;
  • ensure that the practices and policies of the University are equitable and afford all members of the community with an opportunity for full participation regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other group protected under federal, state or local law;
  • ensure that the democratic principles of equity and social justice are promoted university wide among faculty, staff, and students;
  • build upon the University's intellectual strength, cultural and intellectual diversity, to foster an inclusive environment where there is civility and respect for all individuals

In furtherance of its mission, the Office of Social Equity has implemented and monitors a number of policies to promote diversity and inclusion and to eliminate discriminatory behaviors at Cheyney University . These policies include, but are not limited to:

Direct inquiries or complaints of violations of any of the social equity poilcies to:

Sheilah Vance, Esq.
Chief of Staff and Deputy to the President
Social Equity Officer/Title IX Coordinator
Office of the President
Cheyney University
Biddle Hall, 1st floor
1837 University Circle
PO Box 200
Cheyney, PA 19319-0200
610-399-2430 (o)
610-399-2415 (f)
svance@cheyney.edu


More information on social equity issues is available at the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education' website:  
PASSHE Social Equity Home Page