"The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination. The University's Affirmative Action Plan represents both a commitment to hire and promote underrepresented groups, and a positive effort to assure that minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are not underrepresented among our employees."
(from the UW-Stevens Point Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Policy, http://www.uwsp.edu/stuaffairs/Documents/RightsRespons/additional_policies/rightsEEO-AA.pdf)
It is the goal of the EAA Office to ensure that all members of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point community are able to engage in academic pursuits, obtain and maintain employment, and utilize university services without experiencing discrimination based upon race, religion, creed, color, sex, gender identity/expression, ancestry, national origin, age, marital status, relationship to other employees, sexual orientation, disability, veteran's status, membership in the National Guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state, arrest or conviction record, political affiliation, or other protected status.
In addition, the office is committed to act affirmatively to eliminate under utilization of and increase opportunities for women and members of racial and ethnic minorities that have traditionally experienced discrimination.