Standard Diversity Statement
Task Force Recommendation: Create an Inclusive Classroom
Task Force Project: Add a standard diversity statement to all syllabi including resources for seeking information, reporting discrimination or harassment, and establishing ISU as an inclusive campus community.
Champion: Tony Walesby, Brian Beam
Implementation Team Actions
- UMC and Office of Equal Opportunity and Access (OEOA) created a diversity and inclusion statement for larger University publications, which includes addresses for contacting OEOA.
University Marketing and Communications is now adding a new version of the Equal Opportunity/non-discrimination statement to publications that contain 20 or more pages and are published at a quantity of 50 copies or greater. The statement is also applied to 20+ page documents being posted on-line as PDF.
- Diversity and inclusion statement added to CTLT syllabus-creation website
The statement is:
Illinois State University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding affirmative action, nondiscrimination, and anti-harassment. Illinois State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, order of protection, gender identity and expression, ancestry, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, unfavorable military discharge, or status as a veteran in employment, educational programs and activities, or admissions. Inquiries or complaints may be addressed by contacting the director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access by email at EqualOpportunity@IllinoisState.edu, by calling (309) 438-3383, or by mailing to the office at Illinois State University, Campus Box 1280, Normal, IL 61790.