Statement and Notification Of Baruch College Policy
Please consult Baruch’s Policy Index to access the CUNY Policies and Procedures on Equal Opportunity, Non-Discrimination, and against Sexual Harassment; CUNY Policies and procedures concerning Sexual Harassment, Stalking, and Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence against Students; Non-Discrimination of Students on the Basis of Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Related Conditions; CUNY Workplace Violence Policy; and any other related policies.
It is the policy of The City University of New York and of Baruch College to recruit, employ, retain, promote, tenure and provide benefits to employees and to admit and provide services for students without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, legally registered domestic partnership status, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, alienage, citizenship, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence or any other legally protected status under federal, state, and city law. Sexual harassment, a form of sex discrimination, is also prohibited.
The City University of New York (CUNY), as a public university system, and Baruch College, as a constituent college of CUNY, adhere to federal, state, and city laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action including among others: Section 1324b of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA); Executive Order 11246, as amended; Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended; Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended; the Equal Pay Act of 1963; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the New York State Human Rights Law and the New York City Human Rights Law.
In addition to the following protected race and ethnic categories: Black or African American; Latino or Hispanics; Asians; Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; Native American or Alaska Natives, and WhiteChancellor Robert E. Kibbee expanded the protected race and ethnic class for CUNY on December 9, 1976 to include Italian-Americans. In addition to these race and ethnic categories, there are many other protected categories under federal, state, and city law that Baruch College continues to safeguard. Should any federal, state, or city law or regulation be adopted that prohibits discrimination based on grounds or characteristics not included in this policy, this policy shall be read to prohibit discrimination based on those grounds or characteristics as well.
Inquiries concerning the application of non-discrimination policies and laws should be directed to the College’s Chief Diversity Officer.