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Affirmative Action

Welcome to SMSU Affirmative Action Office Website

Southwest Minnesota State University is committed to providing equal education and employment opportunities to all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, or membership or activity in a local commission as defined by law.

The Affirmative Action Office is responsible for:

  • assisting faculty, staff and students who believe they have been harassed or discriminated against because they are a member of a protected group.
  • monitoring the recruitment and employment process for faculty and staff to ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations, as well as compliance with the Southwest Minnesota State University mission and strategic plan regarding diversity and affirmative action.
  • development and monitoring of Southwest Minnesota State University Affirmative Action Plan

Inquiries regarding compliance should be referred to Laura O'Rourke, Affirmative Action Officer, BA 269, phone 507-537-7500.

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