Non-Discrimination/Equal Opportunity Policy

Policy Number: I.05
Policy Level: Operating Policy

Originally Issued: July 2012
Revised: July 10, 2014
Revised:  February 1, 2017
Revised:  February 19, 2018
Reviewed:  March 7, 2019
Reviewed:  July 7, 2020

Policy Owner: President
Policy Implementation: VP for Financial Affairs

I. Non-Discrimination Policy Statement

Athens State University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. Athens State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, disability, religion, genetic information, or veteran status in employment, or admissions to or participation in educational programs and activities. Inquiries or concerns may be addressed to the Office of the Vice President for Financial Affairs,  300 N. Beaty St., Athens, AL 35611, 256-216-3303.

This statement is reviewed annually by the Policy Owner.  Revisions will be reviewed/affirmed by the Cabinet and approved by the President.  This policy will be updated/published in the University’s Policy Library and on the main page of the University’s webiste.