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Policy on Non-Discrimination

 

The University of West Alabama is committed to providing an educational and employment environment free of harassment and other forms of discrimination on the basis of: race, religion, hearing status, personal appearance, color, sex, pregnancy, political affiliation, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability (including perceived disability), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any grievance process on campus, with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or other human rights agencies.

 

The University has designated a Title IX Coordinator who oversees implementation of the University’s Policies and Procedures on Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Nondiscrimination. The University’s Title IX Coordinator is Robert Upchurch, Webb Hall 200 (Station 1), Livingston, AL 35470, rupchurch@uwa.edu, 205-652-3533.

 

Any person may report harassment, discrimination, sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, in person, by mail, telephone, or email, using the contact information listed above for the Title IX Coordinator. Such a report may be made at any time (including during non-business hours) by using the telephone number, email address, or by mail to the office address, listed above for the Title IX Coordinator. For the University’s Policies and Procedures Regarding Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Nondiscrimination, please visit the UWA Title IX page