Office of Institutional Equity Division of Operations

Welcome to the Office of Institutional Equity

The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) promotes UTRGV's commitment to provide a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment that is free of discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation.


Who We Are Now

The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) acts on behalf of the University as a neutral fact finder that enforces the University’s institutional equity policies and provides services including:

  • Guidance and training to ensure Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action practices in the Faculty Recruitment process, in collaboration with the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Diversity;
  • Coordinates the development of the University’s Affirmative Action Plan;
  • Investigates and responds to internal and external complaints of discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation; and
  • Coordinates and administers the University’s Title IX response and compliance requirements.