â€‹The university is committed to basing judgments concerning the admission, education, and employment of individuals upon their qualifications and abilities and affirmatively seeks to attract to its faculty, staff, and student body qualified persons of diverse backgrounds.Â
University policy is committed to affirmative action under law in employment of women, minority group members, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. Additionally, in accordance with ÃÛÌÇÖ±²¥â€™s Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment, and as delineated by federal and Connecticut law, ÃÛÌÇÖ±²¥ does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment against any individual on account of that individualâ€™s sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, disability, status as a special disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other covered veteran.
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Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance.
Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the universityâ€™s Title IX coordinator, Elizabeth Conklin, at 203-432-6854 or at email@example.com, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617-289-0111, Fax: 617-289-0150, TDD: 800-877-8339, or email:Â firstname.lastname@example.org
Information regarding how to file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services may be found at .