Equal Opportunity Policy

It is the policy of Washburn University School of Law to assure equal educational and employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital or parental status. Equal educational opportunity includes, but is not limited to, admissions, recruitment, extracurricular programs and activities, housing, facilities use, access to course offerings, counseling and testing, financial aid, health services and employment. Equal employment opportunity includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, hiring, assignment of duties, tenure and promotion determinations, compensation, benefits, training and termination. This policy applies to all employees of the Law School.

The University's Affirmative Action Plan affirms the University's commitment to the implementation of this policy and applies to all University practices and policies with respect to academic programs and employment.

The administration of Washburn University is committed to its support of the principles of equal opportunity for students, faculty and staff. Each unit within the University is charged with conducting its practices in conformity with these principles and in accordance with the University's comprehensive Affirmative Action Plan. Responsibility for monitoring and implementing this policy is delegated to Pamela Foster, Director of Equal Opportunity, 380A Morgan Hall, (785) 670-1509; however all personnel share in the specific activities necessary to achieve these goals.