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Type: University Policy
Division: Human Resources
Office: GOVERNANCE & LEGAL

Contact Phone Number: 503-838-8490
Contact Email Address: hr@wou.edu

TITLE
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action
POLICY NUMBER
GL-05-005
RESPONSIBLE OFFICER UNIVERSITY CONTACT
Vice President and General Counsel The Office of Human Resources
SUMMARY

The purpose of this policy is to comply with mandatory affirmative action efforts placed on institutions of higher education and to reinforce Western Oregon University's dedication to have a campus free of discrimination. 

APPLICABLE TO
The campus community
DEFINITIONS
AUTHORITY

Executive Order 11246 (as amended 11375) for Affirmative Action (AA)

the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) for Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

Oregon Revised Statutes 243.305 for both AA and EEO

Additionally, the following laws pertain: Equal Pay Act of 1963, Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and ORS 243.315, 279.053 and 352.380. 

FULL STATEMENT OF AUTHORITY

POLICY STATEMENT

Western Oregon University is dedicated to providing an open learning and working environment for all its citizens.  Western is strongly committed to Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity both in policy and in spirit.  The university will not tolerate harassment against any member of the campus community. 

 

PROCEDURES

Follow the procedures outlined in the Procedures for Discrimination or Harassment Complaints found in the Affirmative Action Plan, New Employee Orientation Packet, or obtain a copy in the Affirmative Action Office.

REFERENCED OR RELATED POLICIES
RELEVANT DOCUMENTS AND LINKS
HISTORY
APPROVAL DATE:
EFFECTIVE DATE: 04/01/1990
LAST UPDATED: 08/11/2016

HISTORICAL DETAIL NOTES:

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SOURCE:    Previously Referred to as: PRE-HR-005
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