Affirmative Action

It is the policy of the State University of New York to provide equal opportunity in employment of all qualified persons, to prohibit discrimination in employment and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive, continuing program for the University as a whole and for each constituent of the University.1

Binghamton University complies with applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is the policy of the University that no person identifying with a protected class shall be discriminated against in employment. This policy statement includes student admissions, housing, financial aid, employment and all academic and non-academic programs.

In accordance with University policy and the State of New York Executive Order #28, no person shall be discriminated against in employment, educational programs and activities, or admissions based on sexual orientation. For further information about the policy, contact Ada Robinson-Perez, Affirmative Action Officer at 607-777-4775 or Karen A. Jones, Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at 607-777-4775. The administrative office is located in Library South, G548.

1. SUNY Board of Trustees Resolution, adopted June 30, 1971. Board of Directors of the Research Foundation of the State University of New York endorsed policy in principle and adopted a “Statement of Policy” on March 19, 1974.