Regent Policy Documents

SECTION 14: DISCRIMINATION PROHIBITED

14-7 IMPLEMENTATION OF STATUTE ON DISCRIMINATION AGAINST STUDENTS

(Formerly 91-4)

Pursuant to 1997 Wisconsin Act 237, Wis. Stats. § 36.12, "No student may be denied admission to, participation in or the benefits of, or be discriminated against in any service, program, course, or facility of the system or its institutions because of the student's race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status or parental status."

In accord with stated statutory requirements, the Board directs each institution of the University of Wisconsin System to establish policies and procedures to protect students from discrimination in violation of the statute.

History: Res. 5748 adopted 4/11/91.


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The Regent Policy Documents were adopted and are maintained pursuant to the policy-making authority vested in the Board of Regents by Wis. Stats. § 36. The Regent Policy Documents manifest significant policies approved by the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. This document is a ready reference for those charged with carrying out these policies. Unless noted otherwise, associated documents and reports may be obtained from the Office of the Secretary of the Board of Regents, 1860 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, ph 608-262-2324. http://www.uwsa.edu/bor/policies/