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: President's Cabinet
: President
: 07/17/2017
: 07/17/2017
: 07/01/2019

Non-Discrimination Policy

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AUDIENCE

This policy applies to all members of the Thomas More College community.

DEFINITIONS

None

THE POLICY

Thomas More College is committed to providing an environment in which all persons are safe from discrimination and which adheres to all federal and state laws banning discrimination.  Aligning with this commitment, Thomas More College will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, disability of a qualified individual, veteran status, military service, age, national or ethnic origin (including ancestry), citizenship, genetic information, pregnancy, sex, or sexual preference (or orientation).

RESOURCES/RELATED INFORMATION

Federal Protected Classes by Statute: (1) Civil Rights Act of 1964, (2) Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, (3) Equal Pay Act of 1963, (4) Pregnancy Discrimination Act, (5) Immigration Reform and Control Act, (6) Rehabilitation Act of 1973, (7) Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, (8) Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, (9) Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, (10) Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, and (11) Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

State Protected Classes by Statute: Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) Chapter 344

POLICY IMPLEMENTATION PLAN

Responsible office(s) [listed below] will be notified to update the appropriate institutional publications:

REFERENCING THE POLICY

The Thomas More College website (http://www.thomasmore.edu/studentlife/sa_ndp.cfm), Academic Catalog, Employee Handbooks, Saints Community Standards, and Title IX brochure should reference this policy.

HISTORY

This policy replaces all existing non-discrimination policies (as listed below).  The purpose of this revision is to ensure compliance with all federal and state protected classes.

APPENDIX

There are no appendices to this policy.

APPROVALS

Signature on file:

David A. Armstrong, President