Duke University is committed to ensuring an environment free of prohibited discrimination, and our policies encourage an inclusive community that respects and values all of its members.

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Harassment of any individual for any reason is not acceptable at Duke University. In all cases, it undermines the university's commitments to excellence and to respect for the dignity and worth of all people.

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Sexual Misconduct & Title IX

Sexual misconduct refers to sexual- or gender-based harassment, sexual or gender violence, sexual exploitation, relationship violence (domestic violence and dating violence), and sex- or gender-based stalking. 

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Duke University is committed to protecting its community from retaliation in response to protected activity.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The diversity, equity, and inclusion area provides consultation, needs assessment, strategy design, coaching, educational workshops, and learning solutions related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Affirmative Action Programs, Equitable Hiring & Promotion Practices, and Data Evaluation

Prepares Duke's Affirmative Action Plans (AAPs) and Equal Employment Opportunity reports (EEOs), implements Duke’s policies on pay discrimination and prejudicial promotion practices. The team also performs investigations, analyzes federally internal EEO data, and provides consultation, education, and training.

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