“It is the firm policy of the Board of Managers and ICOM not to discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, age or disabilities.”
ICOM’s Commitment to Diversity
ICOM is committed to promoting diversity to help cultivate an environment of inquiry, inquisitiveness, respect and promoting the discovery of all of our differences. This helps to foster the acceptance of a rich social background found in today’s society.
ICOM’s goal is to support the culture of open inquiry and mutual respect among students, faculty and staff and will encourage our ICOM family to share and own the responsibility for promoting diversity within the school and the community it serves.
ICOM understands how diversity contributes to the richness of the college and enhances the quality of education, that all students faculty staff and administration are valued for their diversity and we all learn from those whose experience, beliefs and perspectives are different.
ICOM will promote diversity as it also supports personal growth, challenges preconceptions, encourages critical thinking and helps students learn to communicate effectively with people of varied backgrounds. We also recognize that it fosters mutual respect and teamwork and prepares students to become good citizens in a complex society.
ICOM’s policy is that no student or employee shall be excluded from participating in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any way and is committed to its non-discrimination policy.
ICOM is committed to enrolling a student body that will meet the needs of today’s diverse society.