Georgia Highlands College

FEDERAL COMPLIANCE

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has signed a form of compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 for the colleges in the system.  As a unit in the University System, Georgia Highlands College is in compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964:

Summary of the Rights Guaranteed By Title VI and Title IX:

All persons in the United States shall have the right to receive and service financial aid or other benefit under the federally-aided program regardless of their race, color, or national origin.

Specific discriminatory practices prohibited include:

1.      Any difference in quality, quantity or the manner in which the benefit is provided.

2.      Segregation or separate treatment in any part of the program.

3.      Restriction in enjoyment of any advantages, privileges, or other benefits provided to others.

4.      Different standards or requirements for participation.

5.      Methods of administration, which would defeat or substantially impair the accomplishment of the program objectives.

6.      Discrimination in any activity conducted in a facility built in whole or part with Federal funds.

7.      Discrimination in any employment resulting from a program established primarily to provide employment.

8.      GeorgiaHighlands Collegehas on file with the federal government a Statement of Affirmative Action to insure equal employment opportunities for women and members of minority groups.  A copy is included under Section IV.



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