People are the University of Tennessee’s most important resource for accomplishing its teaching, research, and public service missions. Accordingly, employees are expected to be committed to creating an environment that promotes academic freedom, diversity, fair treatment, and respect for others. Employees are expected to treat one another, students, and the general public in an honest and respectful manner.


Key Policies, Statements, and Guidelines

Specific examples of prohibited conduct: Respect for Persons

Academic Freedom


Sexual Harassment


Drug-Free Workplace

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UT System Employee and Organizational Development Training

  • Title IX – Haven Training via K@TE
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention for Employees via K@TE
  • Your Role in Workplace Diversity via K@TE
  • Understanding Unconscious Bias via K@TE
  • Diversity on the Job: Diversity and You via K@TE

Campus Training

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