Bethany College admits students of any race, color, sex, religion, disability, and national or ethnic origin to all of the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. Bethany does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic activities or other school-administered programs.
In all matters related to employees and students, Bethany College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, national origin, religious preference, sexual orientation, status as a veteran, documented disability or infection with AIDS or associated diseases. Further, the College takes affirmative steps to recruit members of minority groups and women, and in accordance with federal law it gives preference in employment matters to veterans and persons with physical handicaps.
Bethany College will not tolerate harassment of its employees. Any form of harassment related to an employee’s race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or documented disability is a violation of this policy and will be treated as a disciplinary matter. For these purposes, the term harassment includes, but is not necessarily limited to slurs, jokes and other verbal, graphic or physical conduct relating to an individual’s race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age or physical or mental handicap. Harassment also includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, graphic or physical conduct of a sexual nature.