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Fostering inclusion

Programs like Diversity Week, the Chancellor Scholars Program, the Neil S. Bucklew Award, and the Colloquium for Aspiring Minority Doctoral Candidates, encourage the recruitment and retention of students and faculty from underrepresented groups.

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Creating a safe place

See how we protect our students and employees from discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct. 

Learn about Equity Assurance

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Preventing Sexual Assault and Power Based Personal Violence starts with You.

The U.S. Department of Education’s  Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces, among other statutes, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance.  Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 states that {20 U.S.C. § 1681(a)}:

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

Learn more about Title IX
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