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Washington State University Compliance and Civil Rights

EEO/AA Compliance

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Compliance

Compliance and Civil Rights (CCR) carries out monitoring activities to ensure WSU is in compliance with state and federal equal employment opportunity and affirmative action laws.

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

The following are excerpts from WSU’s Affirmative Action Plans. This information is based on data from the fall of the prior year (ex. 2017 goals analysis utilizes data from Fall 2016).

2019 WSU Faculty Utilization/Goals Analysis Summary 

2019 WSU Job Group Utilization/Goals Summary

2020 WSU Job Group Utilization/Goals Summary

2020 WSU Faculty Utilization/Goals Analysis Summary 

2021 WSU Job Group Utilization/Goals Summary

2021 WSU Faculty Utilization/Goals Summary

Departmental staff responsible for recruitment outreach activities should look for the goals information listed within the Applicant Tracking System (OPDRS). If you have questions about the goals analysis, please contact CCR or your HRS Consultant.

You can also find general employee demographic statistics at Institutional Research


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. HRS also provides tools and best practices for outreach and recruitment. For more information, visit the Recruitment Toolkit.