Grand Valley State University is excited to partner with 学术的印象 to bring higher education-specific professional and leadership development to our 机构.

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Grand Valley intends to be a national model for equity and inclusion in higher education, not only by implementing and innovating evidenced-based best practices and responding to regional and national trends but also by contributing to local and national discourse on the responsibility of higher education to provide equity and inclusion to all students, 教师, 和工作人员. Grand Valley aspires to embody the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of our region, thus becoming recognized as the practiced model and resource for equity and inclusion in West 密歇根.

As adopted by the Board of Trustees, Grand Valley State University is committed to inclusion and equity, and strives to establish a climate that welcomes and affirms the contributions of all students and 员工. 的 University is guided by values for inclusiveness and community which are integral to our mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies, and to enrich the community through excellent teaching, active scholarship, 公共服务. 的 University strives to provide all members of its community an inclusive environment and equitable opportunities for success.

的 University is also committed to maintaining a climate conducive to an educational, living, and employment environment that is free from unlawful acts of harassment and discrimination, as well as those 由此策略定义. All members of the community are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that does not infringe upon the rights 别人的. It is neither the purpose nor intent of this policy to infringe on the First Amendment or academic freedom as defined by the University.

的 University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity 机构, consistent with its obligations as a federal 承包商. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its 设施. It is committed to protecting the constitutional and statutory civil rights of persons connected with the University.

Members of the University community, including students, 员工, 教师, staff, administrators, Board members, consultants, vendors, others engaged to do business with the University, candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests have the right to be free from acts of harassment and discrimination, including sexual misconduct, as 由此策略定义. In accordance with applicable federal and state law and this policy, acts of discrimination or harassment by members of the campus community are prohibited if they discriminate or harass on the basis of 年龄,肤色,残疾, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex/gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, veteran or active duty military 地位或体重. This includes inappropriate limitation of, access to, or participation in educational, employment, athletic, social, cultural, or other university programs and activities. 的 大学将提供 reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. 限制是合法的 they are: directly related to a legitimate university purpose, required by law, or lawfully required by a grant or contract between the university and the state or federal government. 就目的而言 在这项政策中, sex-/gender-based harassment includes sexual misconduct, sexual assault, interpersonal or relationship violence, 和被人跟踪.

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