Bridging Religious and Cultural Divides

The Seminary fully complies with all federal, state, and local laws and executive orders, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The Seminary does not discriminate in its admissions or in the administration of any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, religion, gender, age, color, disability, national origin, veteran status, marital status, or sexual orientation. In addition, the Seminary aggressively seeks and encourages applicants for admission and employment from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds.

It is the expressed policy of the Seminary to operate all of its educational programs and activities in such a way as to ensure that they do not discriminate against any individual on the basis of the characteristics stated above.
UTS does not tolerate harassment in any form based upon race, religion, gender, age, color, disability, national origin, veteran status, marital status, or sexual orientation, nor does it tolerate any type of sexual harassment.

Members of the UTS community who believe that they have been subjected to such treatment are encouraged to contact Dr. Michael Mickler, Vice-President for Administration, at (845) 752-3000, x. 227, or

The Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action is responsible for monitoring the school’s compliance with federal and state nondiscrimination laws including Title IX, investigating complaints of discrimination, harassment, and sexual harassment, and overseeing the informal and formal grievance process in accordance with the school’s Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment.

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Dr. Kathy Winings, who has served as UTS Vice-President for Academic Affairs, has accepted a new position as Director of the UTS Instructional Site in Clinton Maryland. She will continue as Director of the UTS D.Min. Program and as faculty in Religious Education and Ministry. 

Dr. Winings pioneered establishment of the NY Extension Center at 4 West 43rd Street in Manhattan beginning in 2000. Now Dr. Winings will be responsible to oversee developments for UTS at the Maryland campus, reporting directly to President Hugh Spurgin. 

keisuke noda 2 profile smlDr. Keisuke Noda will assume responsibility as UTS Academic Dean and continue as faculty in Philosophy.

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