Compliance and Diversity

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Bryant Park landscape
Two Summer Bridge students collaborating on an assignment in Grand Central Terminal

Guttman Community College and the City University of New York are committed through policy and practice to recruit, employ, retain, promote, and provide benefits to employees and to admit and provide services for students without discriminating on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, marital status, partnership status, disability, genetic information, alienage, citizenship, military or veteran status, pregnancy, status as a victim of domestic violence/stalking/sex offenses, unemployment status, credit history, caregiver or familial status, prior record of arrest or conviction, or any other legally prohibited basis in accordance with federal, state and city laws.

We believe in a policy of non-discrimination, and as an educational institution, maintaining best practices and relevant programs to assure compliance with federal, state and city laws as well as University guidelines.

Title IX Contacts

Linda Merians
Title IX Coordinator

Arlene Peterson
Deputy Title IX Coordinator/Chief Diversity Officer

Anastasia Koutsidis
Public Safety Director

Charles Pryor
Chief Student Affairs Officer

Student Wellness Clinician: 646-313-8165
Women’s Center: 646-313-8812
Public Safety: 646-313-8112
Title IX Coordinators:
646-313-8023 / 8825
Office of AccessABILITY: 646-313-8812

For more information, please visit the Title IX Resources website

Federal and CUNY Plans and Reports

American Association of Community Colleges
Hispanic Outlook
Academic Careers
Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education
Women in Higher Education
Diverse Jobs
NY Times
Social Work Program at Western Connecticut State University
Harvard University Graduate School of Education
HBCU Connect
NABA (National Association of Black Accountants)
NACADA National Ethics & Leadership in Advising Interest Group
Student Affairs Partnering with Academic Affairs (SAPAA), Faculty of Computer Science
Applied Science, and Mathematics, ACPA College Student Educators International
NASPA Networking Group
ACPA Commission for Graduate and Professional Student Affairs
Advocates for Students with Attention Issues
American Association for Access
Equity, and Diversity, Disability Student Services Professionals
Chronicle of Philanthropy
American Psychological Association (
American Sociological Association &
Latinos in HigherEd
Chronicle of Higher Education
HigherEd Jobs
Women in Higher Education