Discrimination and Bias Reporting

Augsburg faculty, staff, students, and community members can use the Discrimination and Bias-Incident Online Reporting Form to report incidents of discrimination and/or bias.

Report an Incident


PROCESS

What happens when a Discrimination and Bias-Incident Online Reporting Form is submitted?

The form is received by the Chief Inclusion Officer & LGBTQIA+ Student Services Director. They will consult and determine next steps.

If a name is shared on the form (optional), either the Chief Inclusion Officer or LGBTQIA+ Student Services Director will contact that individual directly and promptly. They will talk with the individual about the incident and discuss options. In addition, they will provide information regarding resources and support.

If a name is not shared on the form, the Chief Inclusion Officer & LGBTQIA+ Student Services Director will determine next steps based upon the information provided. (Please note that anonymous information provides perspective regarding a situation and allows the University to record statistics regarding incidents; however, depending on the details provided, anonymous information may not enable any direct action.)


OTHER WAYS TO REPORT

Other ways to report a discrimination and/or bias-incident include the following:

  • Individuals may go directly to the offices of the Chief Inclusion Officer or LGBTQIA+ Student Services Director to meet in-person.
  • Individuals may call the Chief Inclusion Officer or LGBTQIA+ Student Services Director directly.
  • Individuals may email the Chief Inclusion Officer or LGBTQIA+ Student Services Director directly.

NOTES

  • Individuals may use any of the reporting options above to report incidents that are witnessed (even if that individual was not directly involved in said incident) and/or on behalf of another person.
  • Individuals are encouraged to refer colleagues or classmates to report incidents of discrimination and/or bias using any of the reporting options outlined above.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Joanne K. Reeck, M.A.
Chief Inclusion Officer
Science Hall, Room 112A
reeck@augsburg.edu
612-330-1111

Maxwell Poessnecker, M.S.
LGBTQIA+ Student Services Director
Equity & Inclusion Initiatives Coordinator
Christensen Center, 1D
poessnec@augsburg.edu
612.330.1338