Policies

University of Nebraska at Kearney Non-discrimination Statement

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is a public university committed to providing a quality education to a diverse student body.  One aspect of this commitment is to foster a climate of inclusion and mutual support that will enhance our ability to achieve our overall goals of recruiting and retaining good faculty and staff while allowing all of us to focus our energies and talents on our important missions of education, research and service.  To this end, it is the policy of the University of Nebraska at Kearney not to discriminate based upon age, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, gender-identity, sex, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran's status, marital status, religion or political affiliation.  This policy is applicable to all University administered programs including educational programs, financial aid, admission policies and employment policies.

The policy is consistent with federal and state law and university policy.  Inquiries regarding discrimination issues may be directed to Human Resources/Affirmative Action Director, 1200 Founders Hall, 2504 9th Ave, Kearney NE 68849; via phone (308) 865-8388; via email .

You may also contact external agencies such as the Nebraska Equal Opportunity Commission via phone (402) 471-2024 for employment issues.  For educational issues, you may contact the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights via phone (816) 268-0550 or via email OCR.KansasCity@ed.gov.

Updated April 2012/July 2012