Diversity and Equality

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Diversity and Equal Opportunity

Concord University is committed to diversity and inclusion for all individuals in all aspects. As such, Concord promotes equal access and opportunity through programming, academic courses, campus organizations, employment and University admissions. 

As a public, career-focused liberal arts institution, Concord serves as a regional resource with a multicultural and multinational perspective. To prepare our students for productive lives that positively contribute to societal growth and well-being, it is essential that Concord serve as a model of inclusion and acceptance. 

To this end, Concord embraces the values of mutual respect, fairness, understanding and appreciation of differences, leadership, and service to others. Hatred of individuals or groups, discrimination, bigotry, intolerance of others, or bullying and harassment are unacceptable. As a community, Concord stands committed to welcoming and actively promoting acceptance.


Concord University Non-Discrimination Statement

Concord University is committed to fostering an educational environment that values the development of human potential, cultural and ethnic diversity, justice and equal opportunity. Students are considered for admission, employment and access to programs based on individual merit. Concord University (CU) strives to promote equitable and fair treatment in every aspect of campus life for all persons, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, veteran or military status, disability, or genetic information. This non-discrimination statement also applies to all educational programs including other related activities covered under Title IX which prohibits sex discrimination in higher education. Students may contact the Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Student at 304-384-5256, the Counseling Center at 304-384-5290, their Academic Advisor or Resident Director if they have concerns or complaints regarding possible discrimination.