Temple has policies to prevent and address unlawful discrimination and harassment, and an Affirmative Action Program for equal opportunity in employment.

Do you know Temple’s policies and the Affirmative Action Program?  Find them here

Every school and college, every office and organization of the university has responsibility for equal opportunity and affirmative action at Temple.  EOC supports the university efforts with information, assistance and complaint resolution.

Information

  • EOC files reports with the government agencies that monitor compliance with federal, state and city nondiscrimination law.
  • EOC publishes internal reports to inform university administrators’ equal opportunity practices and initiatives.

Assistance

Do you know the equal opportunity and equal access requirements for recruiting and hiring?  Purchasing supplies?  Presenting a public event?

Ask EOC.  Consulting at the outset helps prevent discrimination and assure compliance in decision-making.

Complaint Resolution    

EOC investigates complaints of unlawful discrimination, harassment and/or retaliation based on protected characteristics/statuses, including the following.

  • Age
  • Color
  • Disability
  • Gender identity
  • Genetic information
  • Maritial status
  • National or ethnic origin
  • Sex (including pregnancy)
  • Sexual orientation
  • Race
  • Religion
  • Veteran status

Equal Opportunity Ombudspersons are available to students, faculty and staff to hear and help resolve informal complaints.  See the list of EO Ombudspersons

Learn more about Temple University's EOC policies and resources.

If a complaint of discrimination, harassment and/or retaliation cannot be resolved informally, EOC will conduct a formal investigation.

EOC Staff
Sandra A. Foehl
is the director of the EOC.
Phone: 215-204-6772
Email: sandra.foehl@temple.edu

Rosa Parks-Green is the Assistant Director of the EOC.
Phone: 215-204-7438
Email: rosa.parks-green@temple.edu

Campus location
Equal Opportunity Compliance
Temple University
Sullivan Hall, 2nd Floor Mezzanine
1330 Polett Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19122