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Karen Baker set out more than three decades ago to right the wrongs. Through every opportunity, experience and degree she earned and with every title she held at NIU, Baker worked to create an environment of fairness. Those around her say she did just that. Baker will retire at the end of this month from...
April is national sexual assault awareness month and NIU is asking students to participate in the Sexual Harassment, Assault and Relationship Experiences (SHARE) Survey until Monday, April 30, 2018. “This is an important tool NIU uses for understanding and addressing our university with regard to sexual harassment and sexual misconduct,” said Acting President Lisa Freeman...
Affirmative Action and Equity Compliance (AAEC), will be conducting several sessions on sexual harassment in an effort to reeducate the campus community about sexual harassment. Each session has been designed to be interactive and will explore the topic of sexual harassment – how it is defined, how to prevent it, why it is illegal, and your...
Affirmative Action and Equity Compliance will host an interactive workshop on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for employees on Wednesday, July 12, in Altgeld Hall, room 125, from 1-3 p.m. The workshop will cover what is and is not a disability, how the ADA provides protections for differently-abled individuals and what the protected categories...
Few can forget the famous Aretha Franklin song, R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Join this lively, interactive workshop where you will learn how collegiality relates to respect, how workplace bullying can affect the team and gain knowledge on how to help create a more respectful workplace. The “Creating a Respectful Workplace” workshop will be held on Wednesday, June 28,...
The Title IX mandatory training for faculty and staff will come to a close on Wednesday, May 31. Comments on the training this year have been positive, with 74 percent of end-of-training survey participants agreeing that the length of the training was “just right” or “not long enough.” The most-liked parts of the training are...
Faculty and Supportive Professional Staff with 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service to NIU were honored at a luncheon and program in the Holmes Student Center on Wednesday, April 19. “One of the main things that motivates me to come to work every day is the incredible people I get...
April is Sexual Assault Awareness month.  A teal ribbon is the symbol of sexual violence prevention. Affirmative Action and Equity Compliance (AAEC) and our partners, host events and programs to provide sexual assault education, outreach and support to survivors and those affected by sexual assault. AAEC will host our first ever “Got a Minute” series focused...
Affirmative Action and Equity Compliance will be hosting “Meeting the Needs of Those Who are Differently Abled” on Tuesday, March 28, 1-2:30 p.m. in the Holmes Student Center, University Suite. Supervisors and faculty will learn about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Specifically, they will learn about what the protected categories are, when to contact...
The Office of Affirmative Action and Equity Compliance will host the “OK or NO WAY! – There are no blurred lines for consent” event on Tuesday, March 21, at 5:30 p.m. in the New Hall Swing Space. This event is meant to inspire students to have conversations around the topic of consent. During the activity, students...
A new state law requires all students and employees at Illinois public universities to complete Title IX/Sexual Misconduct training annually to make certain you understand the rules, policies and procedures regarding sexual discrimination, harassment and violence on a college campus. The Title IX employee training is from March 13 until May 31. Note that you...
Few can forget the famous Aretha Franklin song, R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Engage in a lively, interactive workshop where you will learn how collegiality relates to respect, how workplace bullying can affect the team and gain knowledge on how to help create a more respectful workplace. Two sessions will be facilitated by Rose M.J. Henton, director of Coordinated...
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