The University’s affirmative action statements and general guidelines for their use follow.
The University’s official statement is:
"CMU, an AA/EO
institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and
provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU
does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability,
ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic
information, height, marital status, national origin, political
persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race,
religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender
status, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie)."
statement is required on all advertisements for faculty and staff
positions and on publications, advertisements and other communications
promoting the university.
The following statement is encouraged
in large display advertisements, such as announcing faculty and staff job
openings (an example would be advertisements in the Chronicle of Higher
Education announcing multiple positions):
is an AA/EO institution, providing equal opportunity to all persons,
including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with
disabilities. (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie)”
Office of Civil Rights and Institutional Equity is charged with
monitoring and approving the use of appropriate statements on all
job-related advertisements. The University Communications Office, in
consultation with the Office of Civil Rights and Institutional Equity,
monitors the use of appropriate statements on non-job-related
advertisements, publications, and other communications.