Tennessee Tech Non-Discrimination Policy

Tennessee Tech is committed to maintaining an inclusive community that recognizes and values the inherent worth of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect; and encourages each individual to strive to reach his/her own potential. Tennessee Tech believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life. As such, Tennessee Tech seeks to develop and foster diversity.

Tennessee Tech is committed to ensuring that all individuals have equal access to its employment opportunities, educational programs, services, and activities.  Tennessee Tech views, evaluates, and treats all students, employees and applicants on the basis of their own personal abilities, qualifications, and other relevant characteristics.

Tennessee Tech does not condone and will not tolerate discrimination against any individual on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability, veteran status, and any other bases protected by federal and state civil rights law.

Tennessee Tech does not condone and will not tolerate retaliation against individuals who oppose illegal discrimination or participate in investigations of illegal discrimination pursuant to Tennessee Tech policies.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action at Tennessee Tech: Libby Gays, Director of Affirmative Action, Derryberry Hall Room 156, Box 5132, Cookeville, TN 38505-001, 931-372-3039, equity@tntech.edu