Nondiscrimination Policy

UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Proposed Revision to Article VII of the Bylaws
For vote at the Board Meeting on: January 22, 2016

Amend Article VII, of the Bylaws of the Board of Trustees by adding the words “gender identity or expression,” to read as follows:

ARTICLE VII. Nondiscrimination Policy

The policy of the Board of Trustees prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran’s status, political orientation and/or activity as long as any such status or activity is lawful and is not detrimental to any student, faculty member, staff person, employee or the interests of any of our academic institutions. This policy shall apply in the acceptance of students; the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff; the awarding of grants, scholarships and other funds; in the acceptance of grants and donations; and in the operation of all courses, programs and services.