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RSCC Policy AA-02-01; Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs and Activities

RSCC Policy AA-02-01; Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs and Activities

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Policy Number: AA-02-01
Subject: Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs and Activities

It is the policy of the Tennessee Board of Regents that, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 799A and 845 of the Public Health Service Act, and Regulations adopted pursuant thereto, no institution or school shall discriminate on the basis of sex in the education programs or activities of the institution or school, including health-related training programs.

Therefore, Roane State Community College (RSCC) shall ensure that equal opportunity and nondiscrimination exist on the basis of sex for students in all education programs and activities including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Recruitment and admission
  • Academic, extracurricular, research, occupational training, health-related training, and other education programs
  • Rules on student life activities
  • Housing
  • Facilities
  • Access to course offerings
  • Counseling
  • Financial assistance
  • Employment assistance
  • Health and insurance benefits and services
  • Rules on marital or parental status
  • Athletics

In addition, in conjunction with TBR policy 5:01:02:00, RSCC shall ensure that no person, on the basis of sex, is excluded from participation, denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination in employment under any education program or activity. Nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of sex shall include, but not be limited to, the following areas:

  • Employment criteria
  • Recruitment and hiring
  • Promotion, tenure, demotion, transfer, layoff, termination, nepotism policies, and rehiring
  • Compensation
  • Job assignments, classifications, and descriptions, lines of progression and seniority lists
  • Leave
  • Fringe benefits
  • All other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment
Revision History: 07/01/1990, 07/01/1995, 10/29/2007, 11/13/2014
TBR Policy Reference: 5:01:02:00, 6:01:00:00
Revision Date Effective: 11/13/2014
Revision Approval By: Christopher L. Whaley, President
Original Date Effective: 01/11/1988
Original Approval By: Cuyler A. Dunbar, President
Office Responsible: Vice President Student Learning
Reviewed: 11/13/2014

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Roane State Community College is a TBR and AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities sponsored by Roane State. View full non-discrimination policy.

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