The Equity Officer is available to students, staff, and faculty. The fundamental objective of the Equity Office is to prevent discrimination, sexual harassment, and personal harassment from occurring.

The Equity Officer's Roles and Responsibilities are:

- Take reasonable steps to protect the health, safety, and security of any member of the University community in relation to the Discrimination and Harassment Policy.

- Receive, investigate, and resolve complaints by:
(1) informal resolution
(2) mediation
(3) formal complaint

- Provide and promote programs that raise campus awareness of the nature of, and problems associated with, discrimination, sexual harassment, and personal harassment and to educating those in positions of responsibility in the objectives and implementation of the policy.

The Equity Officer is Meg Townsend, M.Ed '00, M.ED, CCC
Location: Bancroft House, Lower Entrance
Office Hours: Tuesdays - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Email: meg.townsend@acadiau.ca
Phone: (902) 585-1298
Fax: (902) 585-1075