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Title IX and Non-Discrimination Policies

Under Title IX, NWACC does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education programs and activities that it operates. In addition to Title IX, the college's non-discrimination policy extends to admission, employment and other programs and activities. View the college's policies and statements to learn more.

Policies & Statements

View the college's Title IX policy and procedures

Statement of Non-Discrimination:

Recognition of and respect for the dignity of each human being are central to our mission of learning for living. Discrimination, harassment, or any other conduct that diminishes the worth of a person is incompatible with our fundamental goal of serving and strengthening the community.

NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in publicly-funded institutions. NWACC does not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status, veteran status, familial status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any complaint process. Sexual harassment, which includes acts of sexual violence, is a type of sex discrimination prohibited under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

For more information or to report allegations of discrimination in employment, contact:

Beverly Hill, Employee Relations Manager, Burns Hall 1128,  479-619-2679 or email bhill3@nwacc.edu

For more information or to report allegations of discrimination or disability grievances regarding students under ADA/Section 504 contact: Erin Campbell,  479-936-5173 or ecampbell7@nwacc.edu.

For sexual harassment/sex discrimination under Title IX, contact:  Teresa A. Taylor, IX Coordinator, Center for Health Professions 3048, 479-619-4188 or ttaylor19@nwacc.edu, titleix@nwacc.edu.

Noticia de la Póliza de No Discriminación:

El reconocimiento de y el respeto por la dignidad de cada ser humano son fundamentales para nuestra misión de aprendizaje para la vida. Discriminación, acoso o cualquier otra conducta que disminuya el valor de una persona es incompatible con el objetivo fundamental de servir y fortalecer a la comunidad.

NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) observa toda ley y derecho civil federal y estatal que prohíbe la discriminación en toda institución financiada por el público. NWACC no discrimina en base a género, edad, raza, color, credo, religión, ascendencia, origen nacional o étnico, orientación sexual, identidad de genero, discapacidad, informacion genetica, estatus militar, condicion de veterano, condicion familiar o cualquier otra categoría protegida bajo la ley local, estatal o federal aplicable, ordenanza o reglamento, incluyendo protecciones para oponerse a la discriminación o para participar en cualquier proceso de queja. El acoso sexual, que incluye actos de violencia sexual, es un tipo de discriminación sexual prohibida bajo el título IX de las Enmiendas de Educación de 1972.

Para mayor información o para hacer una denuncia de discriminación en el empleo, comuniquese con: Beverly Hill, Employee Relations Manager, Burns Hall 1128,  479-619-2679 or bhill3@nwacc.edu

Para mayor información o para hacer denunica de discriminación con respecto a un/una ADA/504, comuniquese con: Erin Campbell,  479-936-5173 or ecampbell7@nwacc.edu.

Para mayor información o para hacer una denuncia de discriminación con respect el Titulo IX, comuniquese con: Teresa A. Taylor, IX Coordinator, Center for Health Professions 3048, 479-619-4188 or email: ttaylor19@nwacc.edutitleix@nwacc.edu.

Statement of Non-Retaliation:

Retaliation against any person, who in good faith, exercises his/her rights or responsibilities to file a complaint of discrimination, participates in an investigation, or opposes a discriminatory employment or educational practices or policies, under any provision of federal or state law, including Title IX, Title VII, and the VAWA or this policy, is strictly prohibited by NWACC policy, and federal and state law.

Retaliation against a reporting party, alleged victim (if different from the Reporting Party), responding party, any witness and/or any member of the college Title IX team, process and conduct review board or assigned investigator, is, in itself, a violation of college policy and the law, and is a serious separate offense.

Retaliation includes intimidating, threatening, coercing, and/or in any way discriminating against any person or group for exercising rights under these procedures. Retaliation may be present even where there is a finding of “Not Responsible” on the alleged violation of policy.

The Office of Community Standards and/or Dean of Students Office, and/or the Office of Human Resources may address reports of retaliation informally through consultation or educational conversation, or remand the case to the conduct review board for resolution. A person who believes retaliation has occurred should notify the Title IX Coordinator and/or Title IX Deputy by emailing titleix@nwacc.edu as soon as possible.


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