Values and Non-discrimination Statements
The Maverick Guide (Student Handbook including Code of Conduct):
“Colorado Mesa University is committed to providing a living environment in which students and employees can live, work, and study free from sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual intimidation, sexual exploitation, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking” (page 74).
Anti-Discrimination Policy Professional Personnel Employee Handbook:
“There shall be no discrimination in employment based on protected status.”
“Protected status,” means a status or characteristic of an individual that is protected by State or Federal law or the policies of the University. Protected status includes race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, age (40 and older), disability, veteran status, marital status, and sexual orientation (including transgender status).
“Equal employment opportunity shall apply to all personnel actions including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, compensation, terms and conditions of employment, privileges, benefits, promotion, discipline, termination, classification of applicants and employees” (Section II-1).
Colorado Mesa University Board of Trustees Policy Manual:
“The University prohibits discrimination in employment-related and student-related decisions…Harassment based on protected status is a form of discrimination and is also prohibited…. Any employee or student who engages in prohibited discrimination, harassment, or violence may be disciplined, discharged, or expelled.”
“The University shall include in its policies for employees and students a policy prohibiting such conduct, and setting forth a method for reporting the prohibited conduct. The policies shall also provide for the investigation of complaints and corrective action” (Section 3.4).
Board of Trustees Resolution Regarding Safety, Violence, Intimidation, Abuse & Discrimination
CMU Students Taking a Stand Video: https://youtu.be/zXZQ7cVDib4