It is the policy of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, to prohibit discrimination of its students, faculty, and staff and to make every effort to eliminate discrimination within the university community. The Affirmative Action Office is responsible for the University's compliance with the laws and regulations relating to equal opportunity and non-discrimination, including sexual harassment.
It is the policy of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff to provide an educational and work environment in which thought, creativity, and growth are stimulated, and in which individuals are free to realize their full potential. The university should be a place of work and study for students, faculty, and staff, which is free of all forms of discrimination, sexual intimidation and exploitation. Therefore, it is the policy of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, to prohibit discrimination and sexual harassment of its students, faculty, and staff and to make every effort to eliminate discrimination and sexual harassment in the university.
Functions and Responsibilities
Evaluate and investigate discrimination complaints filed by students, faculty and staff.
Respond to complaints filed against the University of Arkansas with state and federal agencies and monitor the resolution of such complaints. Serve as management liaison to governmental enforcement agencies and minority community groups and organizations.
Provide information relating to accommodations under the American Disabilities Act.
Provide training to the campus community on the University’s non-discrimination policy, including sexual harassment
Make policy recommendations that enhance the University’s commitment to affirmative action an equal opportunity.
The University is dedicated to making the campus a setting where diversity is valued and celebrated and where neither prejudice nor discrimination is tolerated.