The Board of Trustees of Carroll Community College reaffirms its commitment to the belief in the intrinsic value of the individual and his/her right to be judged upon the merits of abilities and actions alone; provision of maximum employment opportunity based on the system and the capacity of the potential employee to meet those needs and without regard to any other factors; and provision of maximum educational opportunity for all students with special attention to time schedules, locations, costs and financial support, counseling, student activities, remedial assistance, and other factors, assuring the accessibility of such opportunity to all. In the conduct of the official business and day-to-day operations of the Carroll Community College, the Board of Trustees will not tolerate discrimination against any member of the student body, faculty, or staff upon any unlawful basis or upon any other basis not related to that person’s eligibility or qualifications for participation in College programs, services, activities, and employment.
The Board further states its intent to pursue a vigorous program to expedite the recruitment, hiring, training, development, and promotion of employees and the recruitment, placement, counseling and teaching of students without regard to factors of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, pregnancy, disability, age, genetic information, military service, gender, gender identity, or any other class protected by Federal, State or local law.
Further, the Board states its intent to pursue this program, not only in full compliance with pertinent legislation, but in a spirit of outreach and affirmation, accepting fully its charge to improve the quality of life for all within its area of influence.
The Board, further, instructs the President to plan for, implement, and report periodically on an active program to fulfill this commitment.
(Modified by Board, June 21, 2017)