Lower Columbia College recognizes its responsibility for investigation, resolution, implementation of corrective measures, and monitoring the educational environment and workplace to stop, remediate, and prevent discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal, as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and ADA Amendment Act, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act and Washington States Law Against Discrimination, Chapter 49.60 RCW and their implementing regulations. To this end, Lower Columbia College has enacted policies prohibiting discrimination against and harassment of members of these protected classes. Any individual found to be in violation of these policies will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including dismissal from the college or from employment.
The following College officials have been designated to handle inquiries regarding this policy:
College employees, except those statutorily barred from doing so, have a duty to immediately report information related to sexual harassment to the Title IX Coordinator.
|Procedure 235.1A||Discrimination & Harassment Grievance Procedure||VP of HR and Legal Affairs Affirmative Action Officer EEOC Officer|
|Procedure 235.2A||Discrimination & Harassment Title IX Grievance Procedure|
|Discrimination & Harassment Employee Disciplinary Hearing Procedure|
|Title IX||Mandatory Reporter Protocol|