Resources for Employees
The Mission and Identity of Duquesne University includes a profound respect for the dignity of each person including a commitment that the mental, physical and spiritual well-being of each and every individual be preserved and respected. It is the policy of Duquesne University to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of all forms of sex discrimination, including rape, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking and as further defined in our administrative policy and as otherwise prohibited by state and federal statutes.
For matters of discrimination where a faculty or staff member is accused of violating university policy, refer to The Administrative Policy (TAP 30): Affirmative Action, Equal Education and Employment Opportunity, and Human Relations in the Workplace and Classroom.
For matters of sexual misconduct where a faculty or staff member is accused of violating university policy, refer to The Administrative Policy (TAP 31: University Policy on Gender Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct.
All Duquesne faculty and staff are required to receive periodic training on University Administrative Policy No. 31, Sexual Misconduct and Gender Discrimination, as conducted by The Offices of Title IX and Human Resources. This policy applies to all students, faculty, staff and visitors to the campus. The training may be completed via a classroom style training session or online. Faculty and staff can learn more about training options.