Civil Rights

Civil Rights: We handle matters concerning equal opportunity, affirmative action, and unlawful harassment or discrimination on the basis of protected characteristics. We also offer education, training, support, and resources related to these issues.

Protected Characteristics include race, color, disability, national origin, ancestry, sex, age (over 40), citizenship, genetic information or the refusal to submit to a genetic test, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristics protected under applicable federal, Texas, or local law.

Aug. 19, 2020
A Welcoming, Uplifting Community
In only a few days, we will have the great joy of welcoming back to our campus the thousands of men and women who call Baylor University home as students. This Monday, the first official day of class for the fall semester, is a day for which all of us have been yearning and diligently preparing for months.
Jul. 6, 2020
eNews: Baylor University Announces Charges, Members of Commission on Historic Campus Representations
Many years ago, Baylor University made a strong commitment to reflect the racial diversity of God’s creation among our students, faculty and staff. Through various task forces, the President's Diversity Council and other initiatives, significant progress has been made in several areas, including admissions, faculty hiring and our campus climate, to name a few. Yet we recognize we must do more as Baylor strives to be a caring Christian community for all of our students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends.
Jun. 2, 2020
Our calling to act justly, love mercy and walk humbly
The events of the past few weeks have filled me with great sorrow over the senseless and inexcusable killing of George Floyd and in remembrance of the terrible deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and too many other black men, women and children. We have once again seen our country’s deep divide over race, justice and inequality come to light.
Apr. 14, 2020
Equity and Title IX Offices Combine to Better Serve Campus
The Equity Office will now be working closely with the Title IX Office, combining efforts to ensure the Baylor campus is a safe and non-discriminatory learning, living and working environment for all members of the University community.

Equity Office

Robinson Tower, Suite 285
One Bear Place #97011
Waco, TX 76798
(254) 710-7100