Title IX Policy and Notice of Non-Discrimination

CSOL Title IX Policy September 2021

Members of the School of Law are strongly encouraged to promptly report all incidents of discrimination and harassment, to include sexual misconduct, whether experienced personally or observed.  Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment (whether or not the person that reports is the person alleged to be the victim of the conduct that could constitute a violation of this policy in person), by mail, by telephone, by electronic mail, or by any other means that result in the Title IX Coordinator receiving the person’s written or verbal report.  Such a report may be made at any time (including during non-business hours) by using the below contact information:

Shera Silvis

Title IX Coordinator and Director of Human Resources
494/496 King Street, Second Floor
(843) 377-4904

Reports can also be made to the Title IX Team:

NameAddressTelephone & Email
Dean, Larry Cunningham385 Meeting Street, Third Floor843.377.2145

Title IX Coordinator & Director of Human Resources, Shera Silvis 494/496 King Street, Second Floor843.377.4904

Deputy Title IX Coordinator & Associate Dean of Students,
Nick Sanders
385 Meeting Street, Second Floor843.377.1104

Deputy Title IX Coordinator & Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Margaret Lawton385 Meeting Street, Third Floor843.377.2423

Title IX Decision-Maker & Associate Dean for Information Services, Katie Brown81 Mary Street, Second Floor843.377.2432

Title IX Decision-Maker & Professor of Law, Miller Shealy385 Meeting Street, Second Floor843.377.2148

Title IX Decision-Maker & Director of Business Operations, RJ Quillinan385 Meeting Street, Second Floor843.377.2141

Title IX Investigator & Associate Director of Career Services, Emily Guerrero385 Meeting Street, Second Floor843.377.1394

Title IX Investigator & HR Administrator, Laura Morse494/496 King Street, Second Floor843.377.1395

Title IX Investigator & Director of Financial Aid, Bobby Greer494 King Street, Second Floor843.377.4901

Campus Security385 Meeting Street, First Floor843.377.4911



The Title IX Team was trained using the following materials: Title IX Team Training Materials August 2021.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Charleston School of Law is committed to maintaining an environment free of discrimination and harassment. Title IX and other anti-discrimination laws and regulations prohibit discrimination based on a protected characteristic, including on the basis of sex. The School of Law strictly prohibits actual or perceived discrimination, segregation, or harassment in any form based on an individual’s traits or characteristics, including sex, gender, age, race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity,  gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, recovery from pregnancy related conditions, veteran status, alienage, citizenship, or disability, or any other legally protected class and does not tolerate such discrimination or harassment of its faculty, staff, students, or visitors.  This policy applies to all of the Law School’s programs and activities, including, but not limited to, its admissions policies; scholarship and loan programs; and academic policies.

Please contact Shera Silvis, Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator, for all inquiries regarding the application of this Notice of Non-Discrimination and related policies, and/or to report an alleged violation of the School of Law’s Title IX Policy Governing Employees and Students (reports may be made at any time, including during non-business hours):

Shera Silvis

Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
494/496 King Street, Second Floor
Telephone: (843)377-4904
Email: ssilvis@charlestonlaw.edu


Individuals may also contact the Office for Civil Rights (OCR):

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg.
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100
Telephone: 800-421-3481
FAX: 202-453-6012
TDD: 800-877-8339
Email: OCR@ed.gov

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