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A number of federal and state laws impose special obligations on the University and require particular attention. Among them are:

These laws protect individuals from discrimination in educational and recreational programs, activities and employment. Discrimination is prohibited on the basis of race, sex (including sexual harassment), religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, military service, and disability.


Individuals should call The office of Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ University ADA Services for any of the following concerns:

  1. That you have been subjected to unlawful discrimination.
  2. You believe there has been a violation of Western's Anti-Harassment policy or policy on nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
  3. You would like additional information concerning the university's dispute resolution procedure.

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 Last Modified 9/13/16