1.4 Harassment and Discrimination Policy


External Website: Minnesota State 1B.1 Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination in Employment and Education Policy

External Website: Minnesota State 1B.1.1 Report/Complaint of Discrimination/Harassment Investigation and Resolution Procedure

Statement of Policy and Definition

It is the policy of the Alexandria Technical & Community College to provide employees and students with an environment for learning and working which is free from racial, religious, and sexual harassment and discrimination. Alexandria Technical & Community College expects that all members of the college community will conduct themselves in a responsible manner that shows respect for others and the community at large. The same behavioral standards apply to all individuals.

This policy is directed at conduct that constitutes discrimination under state and federal law. Individual's rights to free speech shall be considered in cases involving verbal statements or other forms of expression. Complaints of discrimination or harassment shall be pursued through the system complaint process.

Alexandria Technical & Community College has adopted and follows the Minnesota State Board Policy in its entirety. The policy may be reviewed on the Minnesota State website at http://www.minnstate.edu/board/policy/1b01.html.

Student Rights Compliance Officers

Approved by: ATCC Leadership Council
Effective Date: 8/03/11
Last Date Revised: 7/08/11