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In accordance with state and federal law, McPherson College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic, in the hiring process, during employment, and in the operation of all College programs, activities, and services, including, but not limited to, academics, athletics, other extracurricular activities, the awarding of student financial aid, recruitment, admissions, and housing.

Persons having inquiries concerning the College’s compliance with this policy or any laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination are directed to contact the following:

  • A current student or potential student with questions or concerns about any type of discrimination is encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of the Vice President of Student Affairs, who may be contacted at:  (620) 242-0500 or meyers@mcpherson.edu.  Additionally, any member of the college’s administration may be contacted with questions or concerns.
  • An employee with questions or concerns about any type of discrimination in the workplace or an applicant, who has applied for an open position at McPherson College, is encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of the Director of Human Resources, who may be contacted at: (620) 242-0454 or stocklib@mcpherson.edu. Additionally, employees should feel free to raise concerns of discrimination with their immediate supervisors at any time.
  • Questions or concerns regarding the College’s compliance with Title IX and its prohibition of sex discrimination may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator. McPherson has designated the following Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Title IX Coordinator as named in the College’s Sexual Harassment Policy.

Shana Warkentine Meyer

1600 East Euclid

Vice President for Student Affairs

McPherson College, KS  67460

(620) 242-0500

Dr. Bruce Clary

1600 East Euclid

Vice President for Academic Affairs

McPherson College

McPherson KS  67460

(620) 242-0506

  • For questions or concerns related to the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, please contact:

Carole Barr
1600 East Euclid
Director of Student Success
McPherson College
McPherson KS  67460
(620) 242-0597

Brenda Jill Stocklin-Smith, M.Ed.
1600 East Euclid
Human Resources
McPherson College
McPherson KS  67460
(620) 242-0454
stocklib@mcpherson.edu

  • For all other inquiries related to discrimination at the College, please contact:

Brenda Jill Stocklin-Smith, M.Ed.
1600 East Euclid
Human Resources
McPherson College
McPherson KS  67460
(620) 242-0454
stocklib@mcpherson.edu

  • The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces discrimination laws related to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, and age. Complaints related to these protected classes can also be filed with OCR by visiting:
    http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/complaintintro.html.

No individual will be subject to any form of retaliation, discipline, or other adverse action for reporting conduct in violation of the College’s nondiscrimination/EEO policy, assisting/cooperating in making a complaint, or assisting with the investigation of a complaint.  Any individual who believes they have experienced or witnessed retaliation should immediately notify the appropriate member(s) of the administration as identified above.  Those found to be engaging in any type of discrimination in violation of the law or College policy will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including expulsion or termination of employment.

Administrative Policy #180, Policy against Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation and Complaint Procedures explains the process for an individual to file a complaint.

In addition, the following policies and procedures are utilized by McPherson in addressing various forms of discrimination complaints: