Mission Statement

Missouri State University Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance

The Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance is charged with promoting, sustaining, and advancing a learning, working, and living environment that is fair, inclusive, and welcoming for all members of the Missouri State University community.

The Office supports and cultivates cultural competence and ethical leadership in all its aspects through compliance, education and training, and fostering inclusive excellence. Concerns about violations of Missouri State University anti-discrimination policies brought by any member of the university community are addressed by the Office and brought to resolution as indicated. Further, because education is the cornerstone of this institution, the training of all employees to recognize and prevent discrimination in the workplace is integral to creating and sustaining a vital culture that extends equal opportunity for all people to learn, work, and grow to their fullest potential.