Mission Statement and Values
College of DuPage Values Diversity
We seek to reflect and meet the educational needs of the residents of our large, multicultural district. We recognize the importance of embracing individual differences and cultures and value the contributions made to the College by people of all backgrounds. We affirm our role as a catalyst for promoting dialogue and tolerance on issues supporting the common good.
College of DuPage is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy educational and employment environment that is free from discrimination, harassment and misconduct on the basis of sex, which includes sexual orientation or gender-related identity. The purpose of this procedure is to implement the Sexual Discrimination, Harassment and Misconduct Policies (Board Policy 15-10 and 15-11), which ensure a safe and healthy educational and employment environment, and meet legal obligations in accordance with: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in the College’s programs or activities; relevant sections of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act; title VII of the civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex or sexual orientation, including gender-related identity; and the Cleary Act, which requires timely warning to the community of certain and immediate threats.