Anti-Discrimination Policy

In support of the Mission Statement and the principles on which it is based, Lincoln Memorial University is committed to equal opportunity for all students, staff, and faculty and to nondiscrimination in the recruitment, admission, and retention of students and the recruitment, hiring, promotion, and retention of faculty and staff.

Lincoln Memorial University reaffirms its commitment to personnel and educational policies that comply with the requirement applicable to equal opportunity/affirmative action laws, directives, executive orders, and regulations to the effect that no person at Lincoln Memorial University shall, on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, ethnic/national origin, gender, military status, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other class protected by applicable law, be excluded from participating in, or be denied benefits of, any employment or educational opportunity.

All personnel and educational activities conducted by Lincoln Memorial University are subject to the equal opportunity, affirmative action, and nondiscrimination provisions of the Equal Pay Act of 1963; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by H.R. 1746; the Civil Rights Act of 1991; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended by U.S.C. Title 41, Chapter 60; the Age Discrimination Act of 1967, as amended in 1974 and 1982; Executive Order 11246 (1965), amended by Executive Order 11375 (1968); the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (PL101-336), as amended, and Section 402 of the Vietnam-Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1972, amended in 1974.

All members of the University community bear responsibility for compliance with the equal opportunity, affirmative action, and nondiscrimination policies disseminated through the current University publications, including, but not limited to the Railsplitter Community Standards Guide, the Lincoln Memorial University Catalog, other program catalogs, and handbooks, and the Lincoln Memorial University Faculty/Staff Policy Manual.

Compliance is monitored and reported annually through the offices of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Executive Vice President of Administration, Assistant Vice President for Academic and Student Support Services, and the Office of Human Resources.