Labette Community College Procedure on Nondiscrimination


January 28, 2021

 

Applicants for admission and employment, students, employees, visitors, sources of referral of applicants for admission and employment, and all unions or professional organizations holding collective bargaining or professional agreements with LCC are hereby notified that this college is committed to not discriminating on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, ancestry, disability, military status, or veteran status in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities. Further, it is the policy of the college to prohibit harassment (including sexual harassment and sexual misconduct) of students and employees. Any person having inquiries concerning the college's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504, and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act is directed to contact the person identified below who has been designated to coordinate the College's efforts to comply with the regulations implementing these laws.

The Director of Human Resources shall serve as the Section 504/ADA Compliance Officer. The Director of Human Resources may be reached at (620-820-1234) or by mail at hr@labette.edu.

The Vice President of Student Affairs shall serve as the Title IX Compliance Officer for students and the Director of Human Resources as the Title IX Compliance Officer for employees. They may be reached at 620-820-1268 for students and 620-820-1234 for employee or at titleix@labette.edu.

It shall be a violation for any individual associated with the College to discourage an individual from filing a complaint, to fail to investigate if charged with doing so, to fail to refer for investigation any complaint lodged under the provisions of this policy and procedures, or to retaliate or discriminate against an individual for filing a complaint or testifying, assisting, or participating in any investigation, proceeding, or hearing involving a complaint is prohibited.  Any person who retaliates is subject to immediate disciplinary action, up to and including expulsion for a student or termination of employment for an employee.

Filing a false or malicious complaint under this procedure may result in corrective or disciplinary action against the complainant.

If discrimination or harassment has occurred as prohibited by this procedure, the College will take prompt, remedial action to prevent its reoccurrence. 

PR Contacts

Bethany Kendrick

Director of Public Relations
(620) 820-1280
bethanyk@labette.edu

Kimi Dowling

PR/Graphic Design Specialist
(620) 820-1240
kimberlyd@labette.edu