Policy PRES-AA-005

Responsible University Administrator:President
Responsible Officer:Director of Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity
Origination Date:N/A
Current Revision Date:05/6/14
Next Review Date:02/19/17
End of Policy Date:N/A
Policy Number:PRES-AA-005
Status:Effective

 

NONDISCRIMINATION

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Policy Statement


This statement on nondiscrimination is in accordance with federal and state regulations. 

 


Reason for Policy/Purpose


This policy is required for the effective communication of university policy regarding discrimination. 

 


Who Needs to Know This Policy


All members of The University of Southern Mississippi community. 

 


Website Address for this Policy


www.usm.edu/institutional-policies/policy-pres-aa-005

 

 


Definitions


  

Policy/Procedures


The University of Southern Mississippi offers to all persons equal access to educational,
programmatic and employment opportunities without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, gender identity, genetic information, religion, race, color, national origin, and/or veteran status pursuant to applicable federal and state law.

 


Review


The Director of Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity is responsible for the review of this policy every four years (or whenever circumstances require immediate review).


Forms/Instructions


N/A

 


Appendices


Revised Non-Discrimination Statement adopted by Executive Cabinet and signed by the President, dated 5/6/14.

 


Related Information


N/A 

 


History


Amendments: Month, Day, Year – summary of changes

11/01/11: Formatted for Institutional Policies website.

02/19/13: Formatted for template. Minor editing of punctuation and word usage throughout.

05/06/14: Revision of the statement to include pregnancy, gender identity and genetic information.