Nondiscrimination Statement

The University of Missouri does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, and any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.

The University’s Nondiscrimination policies apply to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, other aspects of its educational programs or activities, and instances occurring in other settings, including off-campus, if there are effects of the conduct that interfere with or limit any person’s ability to participate in or benefit from the University’s educational programs, activities or employment.

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Affirmative action/Equal Employment Opportunity

Missouri S&T’s Affirmative Action Policy states that the university is an Equal Employment Opportunity-Affirmative Action Institution. In this regard, the university complied with federal regulations and guidelines in recruitment and hiring to: 

  1. provide full and equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, and protected veteran status; 
  2. prohibit discrimination in recruitment, employment, and conditions of employment, including salary and benefits related thereto; 
  3. promote equal employment opportunity and to take affirmative action in accordance with federal and state law. 

For more information on Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity or to see the plan, contact

Search Committee Members

Search committee members are required to attend Diversity and Inclusion training on a bi-annual basis with the campus Training and Program Development Educator. To request this training for your search committee, contact Teresa Stratman at

Looking for more information regarding Best Hiring Practices? Or are you Setting up a Search Committee? Check out our department handouts to ensure that your department's hiring decisions and committee formations are compliant with Equal Employment and Affirmative Action policies.