Policies and Procedures Manual

Chapter 3: Student Affairs

03:01:01:03   Discrimination

Related Policies and Guidelines

TBR Policy Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment or Sexual Misconduct

TBR Guideline P-080 Discrimination and Harassment – Complaint and Investigation Procedure

NeSCC Policy 03:01:01 Discrimination and Harassment

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 chapter summarizes discrimination and harassment policies established by the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) and Northeast State Community College. For the complete policies, procedures and guidelines established by these institutions, please visit www.tbr.edu and www.NortheastState.edu/Policies

Any student, applicant for employment, or employee who believes they have 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 Assistant Director of Equity and Compliance serves as the EEO/AA officer at Northeast State. All charges should be forwarded via email to equity-compliance@northeaststate.eduClick here for a Complaint Form, which may be submitted via email.

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Revision History: April 2014; Aug. 2015; Edited Oct. 2019; Edited Jan. 2020; Edited Feb. 2020