Policies and Procedures Manual

Chapter 3: Student Affairs

03:01:01:03   Discrimination

Discrimination may occur by: 

  1. Treating individuals less favorably because of their race, color, religion, creed, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age (as applicable), status as a covered veteran,  genetic information, or any other category protected by federal or state civil rights law; or,
  2. Having a policy or practice that has a disproportionately adverse impact on protected class members.

The information contained within this handbook summarizes discrimination and harassment policies established by TBR and Northeast State. For the complete policies, procedures and guidelines established by these institutions, please visit www.tbr.edu and www.NortheastState.edu. The TBR Guideline is P-080.

Any student, applicant for employment or employee who believes he or she has been subjected to harassment or discrimination at the College shall present the charge to the designated EEO/AA/Title IX officer responsible for compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 or Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The Equity and Compliance Officer serves as the EEO/AA officer at Northeast State. All charges should be taken to his/her office in the Pierce Administration Building, Room P316, via email to complianceofficer@NortheastState.edu or by phone at 423.354.5255. Please click here for a Complaint Form, which may be submitted in person or via email.

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Revision History: April 2014, August 2015