About Us

The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) provides effective leadership to ensure that diversity and equal opportunity are a thriving part of Tulane University.  We will accomplish these goals by:

  • Providing leadership and partnering with the University in strategic diversity planning and implementation

  • Working closely with Human Resources and the administration to develop comprehensive and relevant educational leadership programs for managers, supervisors, and the Tulane community, including topics such as: diversity leadership, diversity perspectives, cross-cultural communications, and preventing discrimination and harassment in the workplace and academic environment

  • Overseeing and supporting Tulane University's compliance efforts, including federal and state reporting requirements in the areas of equal opportunity and affirmative action, harassment, non-discrimination, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

  • Conducting thorough and fair investigations into complaints of discrimination and sexual harassment; seeking resolution through the means of education, remediation and/or conflict resolution

  • Monitoring recruitment, selection, promotion, transfer, termination, and compensation practices to ensure compliance with equal opportunity regulations

  • Advising and consultating on compensation procedures to ensure equitable treatment of all employees and candidates for employment

  • Serving as a resource to ensure access to all qualified persons with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

  • Serving as liaison between the University and advocacy groups, such as women's organizations, organizations that advocate for the rights of people of color, and other diverse groups concerned with employment opportunities for women and minorities


Office of Institutional Equity, 200 Broadway, Suite 105A New Orleans, LA 70118 (504) 862-8083