The University of Missouri is committed to providing an environment where all individuals are treated fairly and with respect, regardless of their status. The university works to provide a respectful  recruiting and work environment focused on the duties and skills of the work to be performed. It is the board's expectation that all employees and potential employees will be treated on the basis of their contribution or potential contribution without regard to personal characteristics not related to competence, demonstrated ability, performance, or the advancement of the legitimate interests of the university.

Human Resource Services is responsible for developing and maintaining appropriate reports, information and allied activities to comply with and promote all federal and state laws, presidential executive orders and regulations of the university that relate to equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Complaints, questions and concerns regarding any type of discrimination in the workplace should be brought to the attention of the employee's immediate supervisor or the appropriate campus representative.

Employees and applicants can voice concerns and file grievances without fear of reprisal, harassment, intimidation, threats or discrimination. We recognize the importance of cultivating an environment which derives its strength from diversity and allows each individual to contribute at his or her highest level.