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Preamble

This Faculty Handbook is an official publication of Eastern Kentucky University and supersedes previous Faculty Handbooks. This Handbook is intended for a quick reference of policies, regulations, and information pertaining to or relevant for faculty at Eastern Kentucky University. As such, the Handbook may not include all University policies. Policies, regulations, and information contained in this Handbook are subject to revision without prior notice.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity which it conducts, or in any employment policy or practice. Any complaint arising by reason of alleged discrimination should be directed to the Office of Institutional Equity, Eastern Kentucky University, Jones Building 416, Richmond, Kentucky 40475, (859) 622-8020, or the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C., 20202, 1-800-421-3481 (V), 1-800-877-8339 (TTY).

 

The Office of Equity and Inclusion is charged with the University’s compliance with Title IX of the Educational amendments of 1972. Sexual harassment and sexual assault are forms of sex discrimination that are prohibited by Title IX and may include off campus conduct of such nature. The Office of Equity and Inclusion is charged with the University’s compliance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Inquiries concerning compliance are coordinated through: Joslyn Glover, Chief Equity Officer and Title IX Coordinator, and John Dixon, Director of Office of Equity and Inclusion.

EMERGENCIES

The University has established a telephone line restricted to use in reporting emergency situations on-campus such as fires, accidents, or injuries.

 

In case of such emergencies, please call 911.

 

 

 

 

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