The Faculty of Lawrence University reaffirms its commitment to fostering a diverse and welcoming learning community that embraces all members, including those marginalized by aspects of their identities. The principles of respect and inclusion are critical to our mission as an educational institution dedicated to cultivating dialogue across differences and to the development of meaningful citizenship that will meet the challenges of a complex world.
Lawrence University is committed to providing equal access and opportunity to qualified individuals of all backgrounds. In accordance with this policy and with applicable federal and state law, the University prohibits discrimination in admissions, its programs and activities, employment and advancement on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, disability, military service, protected veteran status, political affiliation, arrest record or conviction record. Retaliation against an individual for filing a discrimination complaint or for participating in a complaint investigation violates this policy and may constitute a form of illegal discrimination. University policy also prohibits harassment of individuals on any of the bases listed above. An act based on an individual's status as listed above may violate this policy and warrant University discipline even if the act does not rise to the level of unlawful discrimination, retaliation or harassment.
To request information or assistance or to file a complaint for violations of this policy, contact the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Dean of the Faculty, 2nd floor of Sampson House, at 920-832-7451.