6.5 Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment

Proposed: 07/08/2015
Adopted: 08/07/2015
Last Reviewed: 07/31/2018
Effective: 09/06/2015







Middle Georgia State University is committed to ensuring a safe learning environment that supports the dignity of all members of the University community. Pursuant to Section 6.6 of the Policy Manual of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (BOR), federal and state laws and regulations, and our vision, mission, and values, Middle Georgia State University does not discriminate on the basis of sex or gender in any of its education or employment programs and activities. Moreover, Middle Georgia State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Educational and Employment Opportunity institution. Factors of race, national origin, color, sex, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, or disability are not considered in the admission or treatment of students or in employment. To that end, University policy prohibits specific forms of behavior that violate federal and state laws and regulations, including but not limited to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and subsequent executive orders, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as well as Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

For questions and issues concerning equal opportunity and compliance, please contact:

Complaints of Sex or Gender Discrimination (including allegations of sexual harassment or sexual misconduct)
Title IX Coordinator
Jenia Bacote, JD, Chief Officer of Campus Culture & Community
Middle Georgia State University
Phone: 478.471.3627
E-Mail: titleix@mga.edu

Nondiscrimination of Students, Employees, and Applicants (issues of discrimination generally)
Chair of the Nondiscrimination Working Group
University Counsel
Middle Georgia State University
Phone: 478.757.2666
E-Mail: nondiscrimination@mga.edu

Anonymous Complaints
Middle Georgia State University Ethics and Compliance Reporting Hotline
Online: https://mga.alertline.com/gcs/welcome
Phone: 877.516.3460