It is the policy of Marshall University to provide equal education and employment opportunities for prospective and current members of its student body, faculty and staff on the basis of individual qualifications and merit.
In order to insure genuine equal opportunities for all:
(1) Marshall University prohibits discrimination based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, national origin, veteran status, or disabilities.
(2) Marshall University will, whenever appropriate, take affirmative actions to employ, advance in employment and otherwise treat without discrimination qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era.
(3) Marshall University will not affiliate with nor grant recognition to any individual, group or organization having policies or practices that discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, national origin, veteran status or disabilities.
All employees and contractors of the University are required to comply with this policy in the exercise of their functions. Anyone who believes that s/he has been denied the benefits of this policy should contact the Office of Equity Programs for appropriate action.