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Washington State University Office for Equal Opportunity

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Compliance

The Office for Equal Opportunity (OEO) carries out monitoring activities to ensure WSU is in compliance with state and federal equal employment opportunity and affirmative action laws.

  • OEO develops WSU’s affirmative action plan.
  • OEO audits WSU environment for posters, materials, and activities that violate WSU’s discrimination and sexual harassment policy.
  • OEO communicates with state and federal government agencies regarding compliance, audits, and reporting.

The following are excerpts from WSU’s 2014 Affirmative Action Plan.  This information is based on Fall 2013 data.

2014 WSU Discipline Underutilization/Goals Analysis Summary

2014 WSU Job Group Underutilization/Goals Analysis Summary


WSU Human Resource Services (HRS) provides information on WSU’s Strategic Plan to recruit, retain, and advance a diverse intellectual mix of faculty, staff, and students, including women and those from underrepresented groups.   For more information, visit the WSU Strategic Plan Website. HRS also provides tools and best practices for outreach and recruitment.  For more information, visit the Recruitment Toolkit Website.

All documents are available in alternate accessible formats upon request.

What to Know:

To take the WSU Employee Demographic Information Survey, please contact our office or visit the below link:

WSU Employee Demographic Information Survey 

For questions about the survey, please contact our office or visit the below link:

FAQ for Collection of Personal Demographic Information