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Office of Institutional Effectiveness and
Human Resources

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Human Resources is an administrative service and support unit for Northwestern State University. Its mission is to provide all university units with information to be used in decision-making and evidence-based planning.  The office collects, analyzes, reports, and disseminates data on behalf of the university and supports all university units in assessment-based improvement efforts. Reporting of information complies with federal and state regulations.

Additionally, this unit oversees the functions of Human Resourcesthe Office of Institutional Effectiveness, and Institutional Research. Visit our ADA webpage for more information on NSU’s compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Policies

Listed below you will find the Northwestern State University Affirmative Action Plan (signed copy in Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Human Resources), the Faculty and Staff Handbooks, which both contain University policies regarding discrimination and complaints, and additional resources.

Resources

NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION (FULL DISCLOSURE)

It has been, and will continue to be, the policy of Northwestern State University to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on job related standards and must comply with the principles of equal employment opportunity.

In keeping with this policy, the University will continue to recruit, hire, train, and promote into all job levels the most qualified persons without regard to race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, veteran status, or retirement status. All personnel actions, such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, training, and education are administered without regard to race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, veteran status, or retirement status.

The University is committed to equal opportunity for student success by providing access to educational programs, tuition assistance, and social and recreational activities for all students without regard to race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, veteran status, or retirement status.

Additionally, the University provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups.

Student complaints or inquiries related to Title IX should be directed to the Director of Advocacy and Title IX Coordinator, Kim Johnson Liner (318-357-5570), Room 308 of the Friedman Student Union or email johnsonk@nsula.edu.  Employee Title IX issues should be directed to the Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Human Resources, Veronica M. Biscoe (318-357-6359), Room 111 Caspari Hall or email ramirezv@nsula.edu.

In accordance with Section 35.106 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), all participants, applicants, organizations, and interested individuals are advised and notified that the ADA Coordinator for Northwestern State University for facilities is the Director of University Affairs, Jennifer Kelly (318-357-4300), located in New Fine Arts, 104 Central Avenue, Ste. 102 or email andersonje@nsula.edu. For student academic services, contact the Director of Access and Disability Support, Randi Washington (318-357-5460) located in Room 108-C Watson Memorial Library or email washingtonr@nsula.edu.  For faculty/staff accommodations and services, contact Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Human Resources, Veronica M. Biscoe (318-357-6359), Room 111 Caspari Hall or email ramirezv@nsula.edu.

EEO Training for Administrators & Committee, Part I
EEO Training for Administrators & Committee, Part II
Unlawful Discrimination, Harassment & Retaliation
Americans with Disabilities Act

Contact Us

Veronica M. Biscoe

Director
#111 Caspari Hall
318-357-6359
318-357-5299 (fax)
ramirezv@nsula.edu

Kristi Salard

Administrative Coordinator IV
#111 Caspari Hall
318-357-5875
318-357-5299 (fax)
kristis@nsula.edu