Institutions of higher education typically develop and publish policies related to discrimination and affirmative action in employment.
Select one of the following institutional polices to review:
New York University: Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy and Complaint Procedures for Employees
University of Georgia: Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy
Emory University: Equal Opportunity and Discriminatory Harassment Policy
Portland Community College: Nondiscrimination & Non-harassment Policy
Georgetown University: Equal Employment Opportunity—Affirmative Action
Arizona State University: Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy
In your initial post, discuss what laws or regulations the policy is addressing, and evaluate the policy and any associated procedures for its relevance/usefulness to institutional decision making within the context of the institution’s mission, values, and goals.
Is the primary focus anti-discrimination, affirmative action, or both? Highlighting the public versus private status of the institution, what is the source of the law or regulation that the policy is addressing?
In your opinion, and still within the context of the institution’s mission, values, and goals, how well does the policy communicate rights, policies, and processes to stakeholders, and what revisions would you recommend?