Diversity and EEO Policy

Wytheville Community College

WYTHEVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE is dedicated to the belief that every individual should be provided the continuing opportunity to increase his/her awareness of his/her role and responsibility in society.

By virtue of this philosophy, the College does not discriminate on the basis of race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists);, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, political affiliation, genetics, veteran status, pregnancy or childbirth, or disability when the person is otherwise qualified in its educational programs and activities or employment.  The College complies with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, Title 29 Labor, Chapter XIV Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Part 1608, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, and other applicable federal and state laws.  The College also complies with the uniformed Services Employment & Re-employment Rights Act.  Further, the College is committed to complying with the Governor’s Executive Order Number One (2014) as declared by Governor Terence R. McAuliffe.

This policy shall be followed for recruitment, selection, promotion, transfer, demotion, role changes, compensation, benefits, layoff, training programs, accessibility and job accommodation without regard to the individual’s status protected by law.  The College will reasonable accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities whenever the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform all essential functions of the position.  Any person employed by Wytheville Community College who fails to comply with this policy will be subject to disciplinary action.   

Wytheville Community College is committed to Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Institution.

Signature of Dean E. Sprinkle
Dean Sprinkle, President