3.02 / Notice of Nondiscrimination

Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age (40 years or older), ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran. Retaliation against an individual filing or cooperating in a complaint process is also prohibited. Sexual misconduct, relationship violence and stalking are forms of sex discrimination and are prohibited under Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. Complaints or concerns related to alleged discrimination may be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity or the Title IX Coordinator, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS  67260, telephone 316-978-3187.


Each University job advertisement shall contain a statement indicating that the University is an equal employment opportunity employer. Additionally, this notice of nondiscrimination (above) must be printed on all University publications including catalogs, newsletters, magazines, brochures, folders, posters and flyers. University publications includes publications of University affiliated corporations. Labor law posters are strategically located in buildings across campus to facilitate dissemination of the information to employees.

Wichita State University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing or action, including an investigation conducted by the University, or (c) consistent with the University’s legal duty to furnish the information. Complaints or concerns related to alleged discrimination will be addressed under the applicable University policy:

3.06 / Sexual Misconduct, Sexual Harassment, Relationship Violence and Stalking Policy for Employees and Visitors
3.19 / Prohibition of Retaliation
3.47 / Discrimination Review Procedures for Students, Employees and Visitors
8.16 / Sexual Misconduct, Relationship Violence, and Stalking Policy for Students

Individuals who believe they have experienced discrimination should contact the following:

Jane Link, Executive Director of Equal Opportunity
Wichita State University
Human Resources Center, 110
1845 Fairmount, Wichita KS 67260-0138
telephone (316) 978-3186
email:  jane.link@wichita.edu

Natasha Stephens, PhD, Title IX Coordinator
Wichita State University
Human Resources Center, 116
1845 Fairmount, Wichita KS 67260-0138
telephone (316) 978-5177
email:  natasha.stephens@wichita.edu 

Grady Landrum, Section 504/ADA Coordinator
Wichita State University
Office of Disability Services
1845 Fairmount, Wichita KS 67260
telephone (316) 978-3309
email: grady.landrum@wichita.edu

Kansas Human Rights Commission 
900 SW Jackson, Suite 568-South
Landon Office Building

Topeka, KS 66612-2818 
phone: 785-296-3206  fax: 785-296-0589
email: khrc@ink.org

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Gateway Tower II
400 State Ave., Suite 905
Kansas City, KS  66101
Phone:  800-669-4000
FAX:  913-551-6957
TTY 800-669-6820


Office for Civil Rights, Kansas Office
U.S Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
One Petticoat Lane
1010 Walnut St, Suite 320
Kansas City, MO 64106
Telephone: 816-268-0550
FAX: 816-268-0599; TDD: 800-877-8339
email: OCR.KansasCity@ed.gov

Office for Civil Rights, National Headquarters
U.S Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
Lyndon Baines Johnson Dept. of Education Building
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100
Telephone: 800-421-3481
FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 800-877-8339
email: OCR@ed.gov

Effective Date: 
March 25, 2016

Revision Date: 
February 13, 2017
August 8, 2017
May 21, 2018