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The Office of Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity serves multiple roles:

  • Promote and enforce effective university policies related to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and diversity.
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of the University's affirmative action plan as an effective recruiting and compliance tool.
  • Develop, promote, and monitor effective methods of recruiting and retaining a diverse community of faculty and staff.
  • Provide institutional leadership for the design and implementation of campus-wide programs in support of diversity.
  • Conduct thorough and impartial investigations of complaints of discrimination and harassment.
  • Work collaboratively with affiliates to provide effective training and education about discrimination, affirmative action, and diversity.
  • Where appropriate, serve as a neutral dispute resolution resource in discrimination and diversity-related issues for all members of the campus community.