Affirmative Action Plan
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(March 25, 1973, Chapter II, reaffirmed in Affirmative Action Plan)
University Commitment to Nondiscriminatory Policies and Practices
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is fully committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, or disabling condition. This commitment is in keeping with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the ADA of 1990, and other applicable federal and state laws. The Affirmative Action Officer, UNCG, PO Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402-6170, (336-334-5009), is responsible for assisting with compliance and investigating complaints.
This policy is stated officially in various documents adopted formally by responsible University agencies. The Code adopted by the Board of Governors of The University of North Carolina affirms the following statement:
"Admission to, employment by, and promotion in The University of North Carolina and all of its constituent institutions shall be on the basis of merit, and there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, or national origin." (Chapter 1, Section 103)
At The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the following statement has been formulated to express the commitment to Affirmative Action:
"It is the goal of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro to achieve within all areas of employment a diverse faculty and staff capable of providing for excellence in the education of its students and for the enrichment of the total university community. In seeking to fill openings, every effort will be made to recruit in such a way that women and individuals from minority groups will have an equal opportunity to be considered and appointed to all vacant positions."
The University appoints and promotes for all job classifications without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, or veteran status in such manner as is consistent with achieving a staff of diverse and competent persons.
The University administers all personnel actions such as compensations, benefits, promotions, grievance procedures, transfers, training and educational programs, tuition assistance, travel assistance, research grants, support for graduate assistants, social and recreational programs without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, disability or veteran status.
The University maintains a standing committee on equal employment opportunity and intergroup relations appointed by the Chancellor, to act in an advisory capacity to her and to other members of the University responsible for affirmative action and to act as an agency to monitor the implementation of affirmative action.
All employees of the University are expected to support the principle of and contribute to the realization of equal employment opportunity. Affirmative action is a priority concern in all facets of operation.