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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Contact Information

Dr. Veronica Henry
Executive Assistant to the President/Chief Diversity Officer/Title IX Coordinator
Horton Hall, Room 210 
Phone: 631-420-2622

Andrea E. Thomas, MA
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Director of Community Engagement
Thompson Hall-Room 207
Phone: 631 794-6276
Fax: 631 420-2772

 @FSCDiversity Social

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Farmingdale State College is committed to Equity and Inclusive Excellence by creating an educational environment that is centered on building a foundation of broad and integrative knowledge of histories, cultures, science. societies, technology along with genuine appreciation of ethics, diversity and inclusion.


Pursuant to the Federal and State guidelines and regulations prohibiting discrimination, Farmingdale State College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

The College’s policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment.   These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to Dr. Veronica Henry, Executive Assistant to the President/Chief Diversity Officer/Title IX Coordinator. She can be located during regular business hours in Horton Hall, Room 210, telephone 631-420-2622. Inquiries may also be directed to the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500; Tel. (646) 428-3800; Email OCR.NewYork@ed.gov.

Do you believe you have been a victim of sexual misconduct? Whether or not you reported the incident to the college, we’d like your opinion on how we can improve the effectiveness of our campus policies and procedures that address sexual misconduct. Please share your suggestions and/or feedback by making an appointment with Dr. Veronica Henry, Title IX Coordinator, 631 420-2622, Horton Hall, Room 210 or by sending your feedback via email at veronica.henry@farmingdale.edu.