It is the policy of University of Nevada, Reno and my personal commitment that equal employment opportunity be provided in the employment and advancement of disabled veterans, other veterans, and persons with disabilities at all levels of employment, including the executive level. University of Nevada, Reno does not and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee because he or she is a disabled veteran, other veterans, or because of a physical or mental disability in regard to any position for which the applicant or employee is qualified.
In addition, University of Nevada, Reno is committed to a policy of taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified disabled veterans, other veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Such affirmative action shall apply to all employment practices, including, but not limited to hiring, upgrading, demotion or transfer, recruitment, recruitment advertising, layoff or termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, and selection for training, including apprenticeship and on-the-job training.
Decisions related to personnel policies and practices shall be made on the basis of an individual's capacity to perform a particular job and the feasibility of any necessary job accommodation. University of Nevada, Reno will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations to any physical and mental limitations of individuals with disabilities and to disabled veterans.
Our obligations in this area stem from not only adherence to various state and federal regulations, but also from our commitment as an employer in this community to provide job opportunities to disabled veterans, other veterans, and persons with disabilities.
Dr. Milton Glick, President
October 1, 2009