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Complaints and Concerns

At Bethel University, it is our goal to foster an environment that is safe and affirming for our students, staff, faculty, and guests.

We are committed to maintaining a Christ-centered community that is free of discrimination and enables the educational and professional enhancement of our community members.

Complaints or concerns regarding sexual misconduct, racial and ethnic harassment and disability discrimination should be reported to the Title IX Coordinator/Compliance Officer/Section 504 Compliance Officer immediately.

Cara Wald, the University’s Chief Human Resources Officer, serves as Title IX Coordinator/Compliance Officer/Section 504 Compliance Officer and has the primary responsibility for oversight and enforcement of the related policies, as well as identifying and addressing any systemic problems that arise during the review of complaints. Cara Wald may be contacted at 651.635.8657 or c-wald@bethel.edu.

Shaune Younkers, the University’s Title IX and Compliance Specialist, reports directly to the Title IX Coordinator/Compliance Officer/Section 504 Compliance Officer. Shaune Younkers may be contacted at 651-638-6992 or s-younkers@bethel.edu.

Disability Discrimination

Bethel University is committed to principles that enable the educational and professional enhancement of men and women of all abilities. 

Racial and Ethnic Harassment

Bethel seeks to emphasize the importance of being an authentically diverse community in pursuit of growth, awareness, and appreciation of both our own diversity as well as that which exists in the broader world.

Sexual Misconduct and Title IX

Bethel University is dedicated to maintaining a community free of sexual harassment, sexual violence, and sexual misconduct in all of its forms.