Chief Diversity Officer for Institutional Equity and Inclusion

Chief Diversity Officer for Institutional Equity and Inclusion

Sponsor:

Chief Diversity Officer for Institutional Equity and Inclusion and Assistant Vice President of Human Resources

Contact:

Chief Diversity Officer for Institutional Equity and Inclusion

Category:

Student Affairs

Number:

1300.020

Effective Date:

2022//1

Implementation History:

First version of the policy 1/2022

Keywords:

Preferred Name, Chosen Name, GENDA, Non-Discrimination, Gender Expression, Gender Identity

Background Information:

Purpose

This policy recognizes that members of the SUNY Empire community may prefer to use names other than their legal names in order to identify themselves, and ensures that the preferred/chosen name of students and employees can and should be used when possible in the course of college business, communication, and/or education. This policy is limited to first names and not surnames or family names.

Definitions

Statements

The Preferred/Chosen Name Policy is found in the category of Human Resources. It is also linked to in the category of Student Affairs. 

Applicable Legislation and Regulations

Related References, Policies, Procedures, Forms and Appendices