Miscellaneous Policies

University Policy Concerning Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity

(revised 10/13/2009)

Harvard University is committed to selecting faculty and staff without discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability unrelated to job requirements.

The Office of the Assistant to the President serves as the University’s liaison with the federal government in matters related to contract compliance concerning employment. Among the duties of the Assistant to the President are coordination of the University’s affirmative action programs and oversight of their implementation throughout the University.

The university policy on discrimination can be found at http://diversity.harvard.edu/

Policy on Sexual Harassment and Grievance Procedures

(revised 10/13/2009)

University Policy
The university policy on sexual harassment can be found at the following PIN-enabled website:
http://harvie.harvard.edu/system/files/Forms/Labor_Employee_Relations/Personnel_Manual/sexualharassmentbrochure.pdf

HSPH Policy for Faculty and Other Academic Appointees
Procedures for addressing matters of sexual harassment that arise concerning faculty and other academic appointees are generally accommodated under the Grievance Procedures for Faculty or the Grievance Procedure for Non-Faculty Academic Appointees.  In addition, the Longwood Area Ombuds Office provides information and guidance on matters related to harassment and discrimination.

Additionally, general information on how to respond to sexual harassment and sexual violence can be found in the ‘Tell Someone’ brochure.

All inquiries regarding this policy or concerns pertaining to matters of sexual harassment should be addressed to Michael Grusby, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (617-432-1240 or mgrusby@hsph.harvard.edu), or to Mahnaz El-Kouedi, Title IX Coordinator for Faculty and Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs (617-432-1381 or elkouedi@hsph.harvard.edu).

All concerns involving students should be discussed with Stanley Hudson, Associate Dean for Student Services (617-432-4703 or shudson@hsph.harvard.edu).  Information on student disciplinary procedures can be found in the Appendix of the Student Handbook.

Use of Harvard Names and Insignias

(revised 8/18/2008)

The university policy regarding the use of its name and insignia can be found at the Provost’s Office website, and should be consulted before using the Harvard name or insignia.

Use of HSPH Name and Insignia

(revised 10/24/2003)

The school’s policy regarding the use of its name and shield is available in the online document, Use of the Harvard School of Public Health Name and Shield by Units of the School (PDF).

Other University Policies

A listing of university-wide policies and guidelines on a variety of subjects is available on the Provost’s Office website at http://www.provost.harvard.edu/policies_guidelines/.