Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance

Sue Guenter-Schlesinger, vice provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity was invited to make a presentation at the “National Discussion on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at America’s Colleges, Universities, and Service Academies,” hosted at the United States Naval Academy…

Western Washington University’s Title IX Coordinator Sue Guenter-Schlesinger said administrators are committed to a fair process, but want to make sure they are following federal policy and are closely reviewing the proposal.

Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., ranking member of…

Western is committed to fostering a workplace culture that is welcoming to and inclusive of employees of diverse backgrounds, identities and experiences. This includes transgender employees. Guidance to Support Employees Transitioning in the Workplace articulates Western’s expectations for…

 

A gender neutral restroom accessible all hours that the library is open will be available during finals week and the week prior to finals week in Wilson Library.

Between now and June 15, there will be a gender neutral restroom located on the 5th floor of Wilson Library (WL…

The deadline for submitting nominations for the Diversity Achievement Award has been extended to Thursday, May 17. 

Many thanks to those who have already submitted nominations. Our hope is that by extending the deadline, we can encourage additional nominations to recognize those who…

Upcoming learning opportunities with the EO Office

STAR: Building Inclusive Working Environments, May 10 from 2-4 p.m.  This session is part of the STAR series for supervisors.  The workshop first reviews legal and policy requirements regarding preventing and responding to workplace…

Nominations are now being accepted for the Diversity Achievement Award at Western Washington University, which every year recognizes those who demonstrate outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion at Western.

The annual award is presented each…

All new Western employees, including temporary employees, are required to complete Haven for Faculty and Staff, an online training about sexual violence prevention and response. This training is also available to all faculty and staff.  Faculty and staff are encouraged to access the training at…

The Equal Opportunity Office is pleased to share its Winter 2018 EOO Newsletter, available online at http://www.wwu.edu/eoo/winter2018/index.shtml. Topics in this Newsletter include:

Diversity & Inclusion Hiring Initiative launched by the Provost Fall quarter Western Enters…

Students, faculty and staff are invited to provide feedback regarding the accessibility of Western’s website for people with disabilities. Join the Equal Opportunity Office for a listening session on Thursday, January 25, 2018, at either 11:00 a.m. or noon in VU 565.

Are you a user of WWU.…
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