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Affirmative Action/EOE and Clery Act

Affirmative Action Statement

In addition, an affirmative action statement is to be used, either as:

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is committed to creating an educational community which enhances student awareness and appreciation of diverse ethnicities and cultures and which actively supports tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each person without regard to economic status, ethnic background, political views, sexual orientation, or other personal characteristics or beliefs. Awareness of and sensitivity to diverse ethnic and cultural heritages are especially sought in applicants.
(used for employment vacancy notices) (used with the paragraph below)


UW-River Falls is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer subject to all state and federal regulations pertaining to non-discrimination based upon sex, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, age, arrest and/or conviction record, veteran status, and membership in the national guard, state defense force, or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or the State of Wisconsin. All persons, especially women, persons of color, and the disabled are encouraged to apply. Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of your identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
(unabridged version, can be used alone)


The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/vet/disability employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity.

OR, when space is at a premium,

EO/AA/Vet/Disability employer/educator 


The Clery Act

The following Clery Act statement should appear in major communications such as the website and primary recruitment documents:

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose certain timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies. View the UWRF Annual Security Report.

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