Equal Opportunity


Pamela Foster, Ph.D., Equal Opportunity Director, Title IX Coordinator, ADA Coordinator 785-670-1509

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Equal Education and Equal Opportunity Policy

1.  Equal Educational and Employment Opportunity—General

 1.1  University Commitment.  Washburn University is committed to providing an environment for individuals to pursue educational and employment opportunities free from discrimination and/or harassment.  The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or marital or parental status.  Each unit within the University is charged with conducting its programs and activities in accordance with the University commitment to equal opportunity for all.

1.2  Equal Educational Opportunity.  Equal educational opportunity includes, but is not limited to, admissions, recruitment, extracurricular programs and activities, counseling and testing, financial aid, health services, and employment.

1.3  Equal Employment Opportunity.  Equal employment opportunity includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, hiring, assignment of duties, tenure and promotion determinations, compensation, benefits, training, and termination.

1.4  Responsibility.  Responsibility for monitoring and implementation of this policy is delegated to the Equal Opportunity Director (EOD); however, all Employees will share in the specific activities necessary to achieve these goals.

1.4.1  The Equal Opportunity Director is Dr. Pamela Foster, Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center.  Phone:  785-670-1509.  Email:  eodirector@washburn.edu