Equal Opportunity Office
REGISTER FOR SUMMER TRAININGS: Please Call (859) 622-8020 (Seating is limited)
June 11- Preventing Sexual Harassment
June 12- Preventing Employment Discrimination
Sexual Harassment Training: Click Here
Non-Discrimination Training: Click Here
The Equal Opportunity Office is an independent office of the University reporting directly to the Office of the President. It is responsible for the administrative management and policy implementation of the University's equal opportunity and affirmative action programs. Our mission is to promote a learning and working environment that provides equal opportunity, that is fair and responsible, and that is free of discrimination and harassment for all members of the University community.
The office performs the following five functions in service to the University community
►Affirmative Action Plan
The Equal Opportunity Office is responsible for developing the University's affirmative action program and for maintaining data on all employment activity. The staff reviews university policies, practices and procedures for EO/AA compliance.
►Recruitment and Selection Practices
The Equal Opportunity Office monitors the University's recruitment and selection activities for compliance with EO/AA.
►Discrimination/Harassment Complaint Resolution
Students and employees should direct complaints of alleged discrimination/harassment to the Equal Opportunity Office. The Equal Opportunity Office processes complaints based on race, color, sex (including sexual harassment), age, sexual orientation, religion, disability, veteran status, national origin and genetic information.
►Workshops and Educational Programs
The Equal Opportunity Office offers workshops on sexual harassment and discrimination issues. Equal Opportunity staff makes presentations to classes and to departments upon request. Additionally, the Equal Opportunity Office is available to participate in orientation sessions and meet with search committees.
The Equal Opportunity Office coordinates the submission of employment-based immigration petitions and applications for the benefit of foreign national faculty and staff members.
Click Here for Eastern Kentucky University's University Diversity Plan (UDP). The plan is written by the University Diversity Office and submitted to the Council on Post-Secondary Education for the 2011-2015 years.