Equity, Inclusion, and Compliance

CSU Bakersfield is proud of the communities we serve and the diversity on our campus.  As we strive towards reaching excellence in all areas, it is important to recognize the ways in which CSU Bakersfield can continue to support inclusively, equity, and diversity on our campus and in the communities we serve.

The Office of the President provides leadership as CSU Bakersfield strives to achieve an inclusive and equal opportunity program that goes well beyond the fulfillment of basic regulatory and procedural requirements.  Every member of our campus community plays an integral role in contributing to our diversity and maintaining a campus community where students, employees, and visitors can live, learn, and work free from discrimination.

Meet the Team

Claudia Catota

Claudia Catota, J.D., M.A.
Chief Diversity Officer & Special Assistant to the President
Clery Director
(661) 654-2137


Marcus Brown

Marcus Brown, J.D.
Director of Equity, Inclusion, and Compliance
Title IX Coordinator, DHR Administrator, and ADA/Section 504 Compliance Officer
(661) 654-2713

Jorge Villatoro

Jorge Villatoro
Equity, Inclusion, and Compliance Coordinator
(661) 654-3377

Student/Applicant Complaint Reference List

The list provides an overview of which campus department to contact if you have a question or concern.

Complaint Reference List

Policies & Reports

Systemwide Title IX/DHR Policy

CSU Executive Order 1095

Systemwide Title IX/DHR Policy for Faculty & Staff

CSU Executive Order 1096 Revised

Systemwide Title IX/DHR Policy for Students

CSU Executive Order 1097 Revised


Annual Title IX Report

Office of the President
9001 Stockdale Highway,33 BDC
Bakersfield, CA 93311