Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy

Contained in the Bylaws and Administrative Policies of the Illinois Central College Board of Trustees in Article V, Section 1 of the Administrative Policies, is a statement of its commitment to Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action which states, in part:

“It is the policy of Illinois Central College that no person shall be excluded from consideration or denied employment because of discrimination. The affirmative action status of the College is an extension of this basic respect for an individual’s dignity and understanding the needs of its heterogeneous population for diverse role models provided by the College’s faculty and staff.”

The Board of Trustee’s Affirmative Action Policy Statement also states:

“Illinois Central College is committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunity in programs, activities, and employment (except where gender, agae, or lack of disability is a bona fide occupational or programmatic qualification) for students and employees regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or other factors prohibited by law.”

The combined Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement utilized by the College is:

“It is the policy of Illinois Central College that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status, be excluded from consideration for employment, denied employment with, or be subject to discrimination of any kind by the College. Inquiries and complaints may be addressed to the Vice President of Diversity, International,and Adult Education, Illinois Central College, 1 College Drive, East Peoria, IL 61635-0001, (309) 694-5561.”