Section 4: Civil Rights Training for Research
Goal: All Purdue Agriculture administrators, faculty and staff will be knowledgeable of laws, policies, and procedures designed to ensure equal access and opportunity.
Purdue Agriculture is committed to ensuring that all employees fully understand the laws and policies regarding civil rights, affirmative action, and equal access/equal opportunity
Objective: Develop and enhance in-service education.
Professional development opportunities to enhance awareness, understanding and appreciation of diversity and the principles of civil rights compliance are a priority and expectation for participation by Purdue Agriculture faculty and staff if they are to be able to effectively reach out to underserved audiences.
All Purdue Agriculture employees are expected to be familiar with and have a full understanding of the federal laws relating to civil rights. In addition, employees are expected to have a working knowledge of their roles and responsibilities to ensure that they fulfill both the letter and the spirit of the law as they identify needs, develop, implement and evaluate programs for adults and youth; and, as they recruit and work with a diverse audience of volunteers