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Statement of Nondiscriminatory Policies

William Woods University does not discriminate in its educational programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religious creed, disability or handicap, sex or gender, gender identity and/or expressions (including a transgender dentity), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, generic information, or any other characterisitc protected under applicable federal, state and local law.  Retaliation is also prohibited.  William Woods University will comply with state and federal laws such as Title IX, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and other similar laws that prohibit discrimination.  Unlawful discrimination has no place at William Woods University and offends the University's core values which include a commitment to equal opportunity and inclusion.  All William Woods University employees, faculty members, students and community members are expected to join with and uphold commitment.

Any member of the William Woods University community has the right to raise concerns or make a complaint regarding discrimination under this policy without fear of retaliation.  Any and all inquiries regarding the application of this statement and related policies may be referred to: Human Resources, Title IX Coordinator, at 573-592-4308 at One University Avenue, Fulton, Mo 65251, or at  As set forth in our policies, individuals may also file complaints with administrative agencies such as the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights ("OCR").


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