Spring 2012

About the Equal Opportunity Office

Did you know...

Washington State law and University policy require that all new employees participate in Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (SHPT). The next SHPT is scheduled for Thursday, June 28, 2012 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM

New employees and other employees who have never taken in-person SHPT at Western can sign up by going here and then selecting “Equal Opportunity Office.”

  • Provide leadership to facilitate institutionalizing affirmative action/equal opportunity concepts and actions into everyday operations and activities.

  • Advise and assist the Western Washington University community in ensuring an equal opportunity environment, free of discrimination and sexual harassment.

  • Assist with proactive efforts to create a diverse workforce of faculty and staff in order to redress imbalances and enrich the University experience.

  • Advise and assist the University community in developing and appreciating an inclusive community of students, faculty and staff.

The EOO welcomes feedback from faculty, staff and
students about our work with the Western community.
We encourage you to call or email us with your


EOO Staff

Sue Guenter-Schlesinger, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity & Employment Diversity

Laura Eckert, J.D.
Senior Executive Equal Opportunity Associate

Laura K. Langley, J.D.
Equal Opportunity/Employment Diversity Associate

Michael Rivera
Student Program Support Staff

Contact Us

Equal Opportunity Office
Old Main 345 (MS 9021)
360.650.3307 (voice); 711 (Washington Relay); eoo@wwu.edu

Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity university and employer.   In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs.  Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity & Employment Diversity, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); eoo@wwu.edu.

WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.  To request this document in an alternate format, please contact the Equal Opportunity Office.

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