Office for Institutional Equity
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The Office for Institutional Equity (OIE) provides institutional leadership in promoting and furthering the University’s commitment to equal opportunity and nondiscrimination for all members of its community.

OIE provides a range of services that uphold values of equity and diversity, as well as support compliance efforts in the areas of equal opportunity, affirmative action, harassment prevention, nondiscrimination and Title IX.

Staff
Ms. Ceecy Reed
Coordinator, Equity Program
creed@memphis.edu

 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office for Institutional Equity is to provide leadership, programming and support for faculty, staff and students on matters relating to equal opportunity, equitable treatment, diversity, access, affirmative action and inclusiveness.

To fulfill its mission, the Office for Institutional Equity engages in the following activities:

  • Providing information, consultation, training and other resources to the University community with regard to diversity, harassment and discrimination prevention, affirmative action, equal opportunity and disability matters;
  • Serving as a resource to ensure access to all qualified persons with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act;
  • Providing individual consultation to University to members of the campus community on matters involving diversity, equal opportunity, and affirmative action;
  • Providing a fair and impartial mechanism for resolving complaints of unlawful harassment, discrimination, sexual misconduct and retaliation; and
  • Providing oversight of and support for the University’s efforts to comply with all applicable State and Federal civil rights laws and its affirmative action plan.
Office for Institutional Equity
156 Administration Building
The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152-3370
Tel: (901) 678-2713
Fax: (901) 678-4800
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Last Updated: 4/13/15