Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy Statement
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. Marshall University is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive culture by promoting diversity, inclusion, equality, and intercultural and intercommunity outreach. Accordingly, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, marital or family status, pregnancy, veteran status, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression in the administration of any of its educational programs, activities, or with respect to admission or employment. This Policy sets forth how discrimination, harassment, sexual and domestic misconduct, certain consensual relationships, stalking, and retaliation will be addressed by Marshall University.
In order to insure genuine equal opportunities for all: (1) Marshall University will, whenever appropriate, take affirmative action to employ, advance in employment and otherwise treat without discrimination qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. (2) 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 they have been denied the benefits of this policy should contact the Office of Equity Programs for appropriate action.
Any requests for information on the implementation of this policy should be addressed to:
Office of Equity Programs
207 Old Main
Huntington, West Virginia 25755
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
Marshall University is committed to assisting all members of the University community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety report is available at www.marshall.edu/disclosures/securityreport. A printed copy of the report is available by calling the Marshall University Police Department at 304-696-4357.
The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as:
- crime prevention
- university police law enforcement authority
- crime reporting policies
- fire safety polices
- disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security on campus
The report also contains information about fire statistics in MU Residence Halls and crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by MU; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. This information is required by law and is provided by Marshall University.
Consumer Information and Disclosures
In order to help consumers make well-informed decisions about postsecondary education, federal regulations require higher education institutions to disclose certain information. To assist in locating this information, Marshall University has created a Consumer Information and Disclosures launching point athttp://www.marshall.edu/disclosures/. Among others, the following specific reports are available from the Marshall University Consumer Information and Disclosures web site: student financial aid information, drug and alcohol abuse prevention program information, retention rates, and graduation rates. Prospective students may request printed copies of any report at no charge by calling the Office of University Communications at 304-696-7153.