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WKU Statement of Non-Discrimination


Western Kentucky University (WKU) is committed to a policy and practice of providing equal educational and employment opportunities to all individuals. In accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, no form of discrimination or harassment will be tolerated at WKU on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, age, uniformed services, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or physical or mental disability in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices.

The University is also required to investigate complaints of sex and gender-based discrimination. All sex and gender-based discrimination and harassment allegations can be reported to Ms. Deborah Wilkins (Title IX Coordinator and Senior Advisor to the President), via email at deborah.wilkins@wku.edu or by phone at (270) 745-5396. Allegations regarding student-to-student misconduct can be reported to Mr. Michael Crowe (Office of Student Conduct Director and Title IX Investigator), via email at michael.crowe@wku.edu or by phone at (270) 745-5429. Allegations regarding employee-related misconduct can be reported to Mr. Joshua Hayes (Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services Director and Title IX Investigator), via email at joshua.hayes@wku.edu or by phone at (270) 745-5121. Additional information regarding Title IX is accessible via WKU’s https://www.wku.edu/titleix/ website.

Information concerning educational programs offered by WKU are provided at: http://www.wku.edu/atwku/academics.php


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 Last Modified 10/15/20