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Office of Institutional Equity 
and Compliance
1301 East Main Street
116 Cope Administration Building
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
615-898-2185 Phone
615-904-8041 Fax

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About Institutional Equity

The Department of Institutional Equity and Compliance (IE&C) at Middle Tennessee State University was established in July 2005.

The Department:

  • Provides critical, high-level leadership and direction to the campus community to support and enhance the University's commitment to institutional equity and compliance.
  • Advances and sustains a positive environment which supports both the letter and the spirit of laws regarding equal opportunity and access in employment and education.
  • Supports the president in executing the institution's mission as it relates to recruiting, employing, retaining, and developing quality faculty, staff, and students.

The following office within IE&C serves as a vital component of the department.

The Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EO/AA), established in 1975 to:

  • Develop affirmative action plans that achieve equal opportunity in employment and education in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
  • Implement affirmative action plans in cooperation with administrative and professional personnel.
  • Monitor progress on implementation and ensure fair employment practices in all programs and activities of the Universities.

IE&C is located in Room 116 of the Cope Administration Building on the MTSU campus. Regular office hours are 8:00-4:30 Monday through Friday.

Please contact us with your questions, comments and suggestions at 615-898-2185 or via e-mail at:

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