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Chapter 5.
Equal Opportunity, Discrimination or Harassment

Effective Date: 02/24/2011

5.2 Equal Opportunity

In keeping with its responsibilities as an educational institution, Michigan Technological University is committed to a policy of affording equal opportunity to all of its employees, students, applicants for employment and applicants for admission without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, height, weight, genetic information, or marital status. The University is also committed to a policy of educating and employing disabled individuals and veterans without discrimination. These policies are to be implemented with due regard for the relative qualifications of all involved.

11/30/53 Delete religious preference
01/27/84 Added height and weight
01/17/86 Added veterans
09/22/89 Added or marital status
07/20/90 Added sexual orientation
12/09/2005 Changed the word handicapped to disabled
07/16/2009 Added gender identity
07/15/2010 Was previously Policy 3.7. Renumbered only.
02/24/2011 Added genetic information.
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