Human Resources - Nondiscrimination Statement
Lewis and Clark Community College is committed to the most fundamental principles of human dignity, equality of opportunity, and academic freedom. This commitment requires that decisions involving students and employees be based on individual merit and be free from discrimination or harassment in all its forms. Lewis and Clark Community College is committed to equal educational and employment opportunity and to affirmative action. Programs, services, and employment opportunities are administered by Lewis and Clark Community College without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, color, creed or religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, and other protected categories. The College abides by affirmative action principles, makes reasonable efforts to accommodate qualified individuals with special needs, and complies with all federal and state nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action laws, orders, and regulations. These include but are not limited to: (a) Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; (b) Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; (c) Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; (d) the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and (e) the Illinois Human Rights Act. It is the policy of the College that any form of discrimination or harassment, including sexual harassment, of employees or students on campus is unacceptable and shall not be tolerated. Any employee or student of the College who feels that he/she has been a victim of any form of discrimination or harassment should notify the College’s Human Resources Office and the complaint will be investigated. (See Anti-Harassment Policy on page 15.) Complaints of discrimination or harassment prohibited by College policy are to be resolved within the existing College procedures. For additional information or assistance on the equal opportunity, affirmative action and harassment policies and procedures of Lewis and Clark Community College, please contact: Gary Ayres, Vice President of Administration, Erickson Hall, Room 103, Lewis and Clark Community College, Godfrey, IL 62035 • 618-468-3000.