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Bias Incident Reporting and Resources
Gallaudet University is an institution dedicated to the pursuit of excellence and facilitation of an environment that fosters this goal. Central to that institutional commitment is the principle of treating each community member fairly and with respect. To encourage such behavior, the University prohibits discrimination and harassment and provides equal opportunities for all community members and applicants regardless of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, age, disability (including HIV and AIDS), and medical condition.
For Faculty and Staff
If you witnessed or were a target of a bias incident, you can use the reporting form here to make the University aware of the incident(s).
If the person you made a report on is a faculty, staff, or community member, the report will go to Sharrell McCaskill, Director, Equal Opportunities Programs.
If the person you made a report on is a student, the report will go to Amy Rousseau, Director, Student Accountability and Restorative Practices.
Your confidentiality and trust is very important to us. We will make every effort to respect your privacy. Please be aware, however, in certain circumstances involving safety or the immediate threat to members of the University community, we may not be able to guarantee complete anonymity. Regardless of the situations, matters are generally handled discretely and in conformity with University privacy policies, and information about individuals or situations will only be shared with individuals with a legitimate need to know. The University also has an anti-retaliation policies that protect individuals who report incidents or cooperate in an investigation.
Either the Equal Opportunities Program (EOP) or Student Accountability and Restorative Practices (SARP) will reach out to you directly to discuss the options available for resolution of your report, what resources are available to support you, and how you would like to proceed.
There are a number of resources available to support you, please feel free to reach out to any of these resources:
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