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Diversity + Inclusion Equitable Policies

ESU is committed to excellence, fairness and respect

Equitable Policies

Emporia State University is an institution and community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. As part of this commitment, we actively value diversity in our workplace and seek to take advantage of the rich backgrounds and abilities of everyone.

Our equal opportunity policies affirmatively protect all Emporia State students, faculty, staff, and applicants, ensuring that employment and educational decisions are based on individual merit, as opposed to stereotypes and biases. Emporia State University’s equal opportunity policies apply to all employment and educational actions and decisions.

Links to Policies and Procedures:
Non-discrimination Statement.pdf
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Prevention
Disability Accommodations Procedure.pdf

Students are encouraged to raise concerns or questions with their department chair, dean or advisor. Students and employees may also contact the Director of Human Resources, Ray Lauber (, directly.