STATEMENT FROM PRESIDENT KATHI HIYANE-BROWN.
Affirmation of inclusion
Whatcom Community College is committed to maintaining an environment in which every member of the College community feels welcome to participate in the life of the College, free from harassment and discrimination. We welcome people of all races, ethnicity, national origins, religions, ages, genders, sexual orientations, marital status, veteran status, abilities and disabilities. Toward that end, faculty, students and staff will:
- Treat one another with respect and dignity;
- Promote a learning and working community that ensures social justice, understanding, civility and non-violence in a safe and supportive climate;
- Influence curriculum, teaching strategies, student services and personnel practices that facilitate sensitivity and openness to diverse ideas, peoples and cultures in a creative, safe and collegial environment.