To develop, encourage and promote a positive campus environment that
enhances the underlying principles as well as the stated policies of
affirmative action, diversity, and equal access for all, without regard
to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, height, weight,
marital status, familial status, disability, veterans status, sexual
orientation, or political persuasion, except where such a distinction is
required by law.
-- November 1999