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Affirmative Action Letter - Model for Campus

Revised 06/2/001
ATTACHMENT 3: letter to accompany Attachment 4 "Applicant Data Form"

Inside Address

Name of Applicant
City, State, Zip

Dear Applicant:

Thank you for your application for a faculty position at James Madison University in response to our advertisement. At your earliest convenience, please submit the following documents in support of your candidacy. References and other materials in support of your application must be sent directly to the appropriate department or search committee.

(Following list to be adjusted by departments as needed, according to your advertisement):
    Completed Commonwealth of VA Application for Employment (enclosed or attached)
    Official Transcripts
    Other (specify)

James Madison University is an equal opportunity institution and seeks to fill all positions with the most highly qualified applicants available without discrimination because of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or disability. This letter explains its accompanying ATTACH4: "Applicant Data Form" which you may forward, if you choose, via e-mail to the Office of Affirmative Action Or you may use the provided postage paid envelope and mail the form to the Office of Affirmative Action, Burruss Hall 128 - MSC 7802, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807.

Institutions of higher education also are required by federal law to advise applicants regarding crime statistics. Your personal safety and the security of the campus community are of vital concern to James Madison University. The university's annual security report is available upon request. This report includes statistics for the most recent three-year period concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by James Madison University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also contains information regarding the law enforcement authority of the university police; policies concerning campus security, such as crime prevention, alcohol and drug use, sexual assault and the reporting of any crimes which may occur on the campus. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Office of Public Safety, Crime Prevention Unit, SHEN 202, MSC 6302, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 (telephone 540-568-6913) or going to web address:


Name, Title

JMU Division of Administration and Finance James Madison University Website