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Fort Hays State University does not discriminate on the
basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, age, disability,
Vietnam era veteran status or special disabled veteran status,
in its programs and activities.
FHSU will ensure that no qualified person with a disability is denied
the benefits of, excluded from participation in, or otherwise subjected
to discrimination because of inaccessibility of education programs
and activities operated by FHSU. To obtain information as to the
existence of location of services, activities, and facilities that
are accessible to persons with disabilities, contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, Coordinator of Title IX, Title VI, Section
504, and ADA Regulations, 600 Park Street, Hays, KS 67601-4099, (785)
The underlying premise of the Fort Hays State University (FHSU) EEO Program is that every individual has the right to expect that
all decisions on selection, placement, promotion or termination are
made on the basis of job-related criteria only, and without regard
to age, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin
or physical handicap.
The purpose of the EEO Program is to affirm and ensure
FHSU's equal (employment) opportunity policy to recruit, hire and
promote persons in all job classifications without regard to age,
race, color, marital status, religion, sex, national origin, handicap,
or veteran status (Vietnam Era and/or special disabled). All personnel
actions such as recruitment, selection, compensation, benefits,
promotions, employment opportunity policies and Affirmative Action
Program. However, equal opportunity goals shall not be limited
to areas of employment. Equal opportunity is understood to include
equal access to every benefit of the institution; i.e., admission,
financial aid, housing, classes, athletics, social and academic
The ultimate responsibility for the Affirmative Action Program
lies with the president of FHSU. Implementation of the program
is the responsibility of the affirmative action officer. All deans,
department heads, supervisors, and all personnel responsible for
hiring and promotion are charged with supporting the university's
Affirmative Action Program and with providing leadership in carrying
out its goals and objectives.
Originally approved by President Gerald W. Tomanek (February, 1987). Revised
(November, 1989). Revision approved by President Edward H. Hammond
(11-28-89). Revised and approved by Cabinet (06/30/93).Revision approved by Cabinet 07/07/10.
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