The University of Maine System does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, nation origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. The University will regard freedom from discrimination and discriminatory harassment as an individual employee and student right which will be safeguarded as a matter of policy. Any employee or student will be subject to disciplinary action for violation of this policy. Retaliation against anyone who makes a complaint of discrimination or harassment or who is involved in a complaint process will not be tolerated. Please contact Amie Parker, Human Resource Director, 207-621-3448 (TDD 207-621-3107) with questions or concerns.
Retaliation for bringing a complaint of discrimination or participating in an investigation into such concerns is prohibited.
Complaints against faculty or staff or challenges to a university practice
If a faculty, staff, or student believes that they are being discriminated against and the concern involves actions by a faculty, staff member, or the issue relates to a university practice, the complaint may be resolved using the University of Maine System Equal Opportunity Complaint Procedure. This procedure provides for both informal and formal complaint resolution mechanisms and is available to members of the public who feel they may have been discriminated against. Such conduct may be reported to:
Amie Parker, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Human Resource Director/Equality Opportunity Officer
46 University Drive, Augusta, ME 04330
The University of Maine at Augusta encourages and values diversity within its students, faculty, and staff.
The University of Maine at Augusta strives to ensure that all university community members uphold federal and state nondiscrimination laws. To that end, we work toward a campus climate that is supportive of equity through advice, education, and intervention.