Statement Regarding Fredonia's Celebration of Diversity

The university welcomes the experience, talent, and surge of energy that comes from a culturally diverse campus. It has pledged to ensure that everyone is treated fairly, without degradation of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, affection orientation, physical/mental challenge, or any other characteristic not germane to a person's rights or human worth. Campus specifically prohibits:

  • Fighting and threats to, physical abuse of, or harassment that threatens to or does endanger the health, safety, or welfare of a member of the university.
  • Engaging in any action or situation that which recklessly or intentionally dangers the mental or physical health of a member of the university community; creating in a situation that results in the discomfort of, or harassment or excessive ridicule of a member of the university community.

All members of the campus community are expected to live, learn and work with a foundation of understanding and appreciation of differences. Faculty and staff, as mentors and educators, are encouraged to support this policy through personal interactions with students, classroom discussion, and careful selection of curricular materials and content.