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SECTION: HUMAN RESOURCES INDEX:  C-5
SUBJECT: EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

POLICY

The University of Houston-Victoria (UHV) is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to provide an environment free from discrimination. UHV recognizes the importance of and adheres to the practice of providing all prospective  and current employees and students with equal opportunity in education and employment  in compliance with federal and state laws and UH System policy.  The statement of non-discrimination that follows provides recognition and formal implementation of this philosophy.

The policy of UHV is to ensure equal opportunity in all its educational programs and activities, and all terms and conditions of employment without regard to age, race, color, disability, religion, national origin, veteran's status, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy), except where such a distinction is required by law.  Additionally, UHV prohibits discrimination in all aspects of employment and educational programs on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.  Employees with disabilities, and students, employees, and visitors to campus with inquiries and/or complaints regarding Title IX (sexual misconduct) may direct questions to Laura Smith, Director Human Resources/Equal Opportunity/Title IX Coordinator (University West 117, smithl@uhv.edu, 361-570-4800) or to the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (OCR@ed.gov , 800-421-3481).  Students with disabilities needing assistance may call Cheryl Worley, Manager of Disability Services and At-Risk Programs (University North 214H, worleyc@uhv.edu, 361-570-4287).

References

  1. UH System Policy 01.D.04, Affirmative Action Policy
  2. UH System Policy 01.D.05, Equal Employment and Non-Discrimination Statement

 

Approved by:

Signature Obtained                     4/4/16
Raymond V. Morgan Jr., Ph.D     Date
President     

Originating department: Human Resources
Next Review Date: April, 2021 (5 years)

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