Equity & Affirmative Action

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Click here for the 2017
Executive Summary:

UWL's Affirmative Action Program provides: 

  • Statistics on current employees across all departments and job categories at UWL, broken down along lines of race/ethnicity and gender.
  • Comparisons to the proportions of women and racial/ethnic minorities that are available and qualified in each job category.

We collect this data on an annual basis as required by law, and we publish it to enable the campus community to assess our diversification efforts and foster dialogue about further ways to enhance those efforts.

UWL's affirmative action hiring practices aim to recruit a diverse pool of applicants for each job opening and to remove all forms of bias (intentional and unintentional) from the evaluation of those applicants, so that no individual receives any advantage or disadvantage based on race, ethnicity, gender, or any other protected status. Our goal is to ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, ancestry, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

Below are links to UWL's official Affirmative Action Program narratives for the current year and recent years. A printed edition of each year's report, with appendices, is available in the Office of Affirmative Action, 131 Graff Main Hall, and on reserve in Murphy Library.

2017 Affirmative Action Program

2016 Affirmative Action Program

2015 Affirmative Action Program

2014 Affirmative Action Program

2013 Affirmative Action Program

2012 Affirmative Action Program