832.1 Nondiscrimination

Created by: Dana Trebing on 02/24/2005
Category: 8 - Human Resources; 30 - Employee Relations/Communications
Originator: Assistant Vice President of Human Resources
Current File: 832.1
Adoption Date: 09/21/2014
Reviewed for Currency: 09/21/2014
Replaces File: 832.1
Date of Origin: 05/09/1974
Classification: Faculty; Human Resources
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832.1 Nondiscrimination


A. Background

Furman University can best fulfill its purpose and goals if its employment and admission practices are based on the recognition of merit, are equitable, and are designed to attract and develop the best suitable talent with the desired qualifications. Furman affirms its commitment to diversity and inclusion.



B. Policy

Furman University is committed to providing equal access to its educational programs, activities and facilities to students without discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law. Furman also affirms its commitment to nondiscrimination in its employment practices. The university’s nondiscrimination policy is found on the Department of Human Resources website (http://www2.furman.edu/sites/hr/nondiscrimination_harassment/Pages/default.aspx). Substantive changes to Furman’s nondiscrimination policy will be announced to the university community in advance of adoption.