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

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

TITLE
Definitions (discrimination)
POLICY NUMBER
GL-05-054
RESPONSIBLE OFFICER UNIVERSITY CONTACT
Vice President and General Counsel The Office of Human Resources
SUMMARY
APPLICABLE TO
Faculty, Staff and Students
DEFINITIONS
AUTHORITY
FULL STATEMENT OF AUTHORITY

POLICY STATEMENT

(1) "University Representative:" The person who is alleged to be responsible for the policy, practice or act considered by the Complainant to be discriminatory, also referred to as the "respondent."

(2) "Discrimination:" Any act or practice, either in form or operation, whether intended or unintended, that unreasonably differentiates among persons on the basis of age, disability, marital status, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

(3) "Complainant:" Person initiating a complaint.

(4) "Sexual Harassment:" Any repeated or unwanted sexual remarks or behavior which one finds objectionable, or which interferes with one's work. Sexual harassment is considered as discrimination on the basis of sex.

(5) "Status:" Role of Complainant at the time of the alleged discriminatory act, i.e., student, employee, applicant, etc.

(6) "Affirmative Action Officer:" The Director of Human Resources fills this role.

REFERENCED OR RELATED POLICIES
RELEVANT DOCUMENTS AND LINKS
HISTORY
APPROVAL DATE:
EFFECTIVE DATE:
LAST UPDATED: 09/22/2016

HISTORICAL DETAIL NOTES:

Stat. Auth.: ORS 351

Stats. Implemented: ORS 351.070

Hist.: WOSC 1-1982, f. & ef. 2-11-82; WOU 2-2004, f. & cert. ef. 8-4-04



SOURCE:    Previously Referred to as: WOU OAR 574-010-0080
FOR POLICY WEBSITE INPUT (public audience keyword search)
Discrimination, Affirmative Action, Complainant

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