UTK’s Non-Discrimination Policy History

UTK’s Non-Discrimination Policy History

SGA Looks at Gender-Inclusive Restrooms
March 1, 2010

OUTreach: The LGBT & Ally Resource Center opens
February 25, 2010

Safe Zone website goes live
January 25, 2010

LGBT: Gay Rights Activist Helps Make UT Orientation Open to ‘Alternative Lifestyles’
January 25, 2010

Second Safe Zone Training
October 29, 2009

First Safe Zone Training
September 29, 2009

Inclusive language included in discrimination complaint procedure
September 2009

Take a Break for Wellness (includes Partner Memberships in promotion)
November 2008

Report of the Safe Zones Task Force to Faculty Senate Advisory Committee
November 3, 2008

Inclusive Language: Summary of Human Resources New Hire Forms
August 2008

Benefits for domestic partners of faculty/staff at RecSports (no announcement)
June 2008

Report on Domestic Partner Benefits at UTK’s Peer Institutions
March 2008

UTK Adds Gender Identity to its EEO/AA Statement
January 2008

The UTK Faculty Senate passes LGBTQ Safe Zone resolution.
November 2007

The Daily Beacon publishes an article on UTK’s new anti-discrimination policy.
October 2007

Safe Zone resolution passes in Faculty Senate (resolution)
October 22, 2007

UTK Adds Sexual Orientation to its EEO/AA Statement
August 2007

Principles and Prejudice
Provost Holub’s statement on the exclusion of sexual orientation in UT’s official EEO/anti-discrimination policy.
June 18, 2007

UT Commission for LGBT People unanimously passes resolution on inclusion of sexual orientation and gender identity in UT’s non-discrimination policy
March 22, 2007

Commission for LGBT People website goes live
February 14, 2007

SGA/GSS pass resolutions on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identification at UTK
February 13, 2007

Organizational Meeting of the Commission for LGBT People
December 12, 2006

Dr. Lyons mentions 2003 Faculty Senate resolution; Dr. Holub strongly agrees
October 6, 2006

The founding bylaws and membership discussed with subset of Diversity Council
February 9, 2006

EEO/AA Tagline added to OED website and job advertisements
January 2006

Three employees meet with Chancellor Crabtree about a LGBT staff, faculty, student organization
December 5, 2005

Welcoming Statement added to OED website
2005

SGA introduces SEN-18-06 Sexual Orientation Non-Discrimination Statement
November 22, 2005

LGBTAnet Discussion List begins
August 12, 2005

Dr. Beauvais Lyons posts Policy Change banner in UC
August 1, 2005

Students to use silence in protest of discrimination
Tuesday, April 12, 2005 issue

UT policy should be updated
Thursday, September 22, 2005 issue

Faculty Senate 2004-2004 Goals
Investigate partner (spousal) hiring plan proposed by Beauvais Lyons

*UT Chattanooga Faculty Senate passes resolution including Sexual Orientation
March 18, 2004

*UT Faculty Senate Unanimously Approves Sexual Orientation Resolution
October 20, 2003

Lambda addresses problems
Wednesday, April 18, 2001 issue

Diversity forum found lacking in variety of types of tolerance
Thursday, February 08, 2001 issue

Lambda Student Union hopes to promote gay acceptance, protection on campus
Wednesday, November 01, 2000 issue

ETSU approves non-discrimination policy including sexual orientation
January, 2000

Snyder expresses his support for clause addition
Friday, October 29, 1999 issue

Open mind
Friday, October 29, 1999 issue

UT lags in adopting clause
Wednesday, October 27, 1999 issue

Discrimination
Wednesday, October 27, 1999 issues

Board passes over orientation clause
Friday, October 15, 1999 issue

Student voices
Friday, October 15, 1999 issue

Board passes over orientation clause
Friday, October 15, 1999 issue

Voters to decide SGA referenda
Tuesday, April 06, 1999 issue

Referrendum Proposal and Petition to expand UTK non-discrimination policy
March 2, 1999

‘Silence’ supports sexual orientation
Wednesday, April 08, 1998 issue

‘Moral Victory’ an Oxymoron
Thursday, September 11, 1997 issue

Snyder Policies cover orientation
Friday, May 02, 1997 issue

Student experience shows not all are protected at UT
Friday, May 02, 1997 issue

University’s future depends on bill’s passage
Tuesday, April 01, 1997 issue

Bill awaits Little’s approval
Thursday, February 27, 1997 issue

Opposition to new bill shows student diversity
Friday, February 14, 1997 issue

*GSA approves anti-discrimination bill
Friday, February 14, 1997 issue

SGA needs to support sexual orientation bill
Monday, February 10, 1997 issue

University of Memphis includes sexual orientation in non-discrimination policy
December 19, 2006

Homosexuals warrant equality
Tuesday, October 01, 1996 issue

Homosexuals seek equality
Monday, September 23, 1996 issue

UT Martin Faculty Senate raise non-discrimination policy and partner benefits
September 10, 1996

Campus group wants more protection under new clause
Tuesday, June 25, 1996 issue

Petition can cause change in UT policy
Thursday, January 25, 1996 issue

Lambda challenges lack of policy
Tuesday, January 23, 1996 issue

Lambda petition too early for change
Tuesday, January 23, 1996 issue

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