Harassment and Discrimination Policy


St. Thomas University is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and secure work and study environment for all employees and students, and in which all employees and students are protected from harassment, discrimination, and/or retaliation.


The following policies have been developed to help the University fulfill this commitment:



The resources outlined below have been put in place to help support university policies and processes related to harassment, discrimination, and violence.  Each resource has a distinct focus, so employees and students are encouraged to review the Primary Responsibilities section for each to help determine who best to contact.


A “Quick Reference Guide ” has also been created to help employees and students navigate the Harassment and Discrimination Policy.


Harassment and Discrimination Policy Administrator

Primary Responsibilities:

  • To receive, review, and process complaints of harassment, discrimination, and/or retaliation.
  • To facilitate informal resolution processes.
  • To act as a mediator to resolve complaints.
  • To investigate cases of alleged harassment, discrimination, and/or retaliation.

Contact Information:

HR Atlantic

(506) 452-9114


Harassment and Discrimination Officers

Primary Responsibility – To provide guidance to employees and students on matters related to harassment and discrimination that fall under the Policy.


Contact Information:


Dave Dunbar

(506) 452-0407



Cecilia Francis

(506) 460-0361



Emily Oleksuk

(506) 452-0645



Mihailo Perunovic

(506) 452-9590


Deans and Administrative Directors

Primary Responsibility – To provide guidance to employees and students within their scope of responsibility regarding resources and support services provided under the Policy.

Director of Human Resources

Primary Responsibility – To be a resource to all stakeholders within the scope of the Policy.


Contact Information:

Jenilyn Bruette



Other Available Resources for Students

 Harassment and Discrimination Resources for Students


Complaint Process

The resources listed below are specifically designed to answer questions related to filing a complaint of harassment and/or discrimination.