Brand Standards
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Affirmative Action Statements

Please be aware that the University is under a Federal Court desegregation order that dictates our statements and their use. It is University policy to accurately portray our diversity in publications, Web sites, etc. Stereotyping individuals either in pictures or words is unacceptable.

The University has four affirmative action statements that are to be used as follows:

A: Must appear in all major student recruitment publications (viewbook, bulletin, main and recruitment Web sites, etc.).

The University of Memphis, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, offers equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, religion, sex, creed, color, national origin or disability. The University does not discriminate on these bases in recruitment and admission of students or in the operation of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and regulations. Designated coordinators for University compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 are the Vice President for Student Affairs and the Equal Opportunity Compliance Officer. Information in this document will be provided in alternate format upon request. The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University. It is committed to education of a non-racially identifiable student body.

B: Must appear on all other publications, newsletters and forms produced for off-campus distribution, as well as on major university Web sites.

The University of Memphis, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University. It is committed to education of a non-racially identifiable student body.

C: Must appear on all letterhead stationery, internal forms, electronic forms and memoranda, purchased advertisements in newspapers, journals, etc., and in other instances where space does not allow for Statement B.

A Tennessee Board of Regents Institution
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University

D: Must appear in faculty employment opening announcements, flyers and non-purchased advertisements mailed or electronically sent off-campus. The statement should be set in 6- or 7-point type and centered on the back panel or back cover of each publication or at the bottom center of advertisements, flyers, etc.

The University of Memphis, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this position. Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability or veteran status.

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