THE MISSION STATEMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ATHLETICS
Revised and Approved: May 2016

Our Mission:

  • In support of the Educational Mission of the University
  • We protect and promote the safety, health, and well-being of each and every one of our Student-Athletes 
  • We guide and support our Student-Athletes in their quest for excellence – academically, athletically, and socially
  • We gather and engage our University Community to become a part of our plans
DEPARTMENT OF ATHLETICS DIVERSITY STATEMENT

Appalachian athletics promotes an inclusive culture that fosters equitable participation for student-athletes and equitable career opportunities for coaches, administrators and support staff from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

UNIVERSITY EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY

Appalachian State University is committed to providing equal opportunity in education and employment to all applicants, students, and employees. The university does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation. The university actively promotes diversity among students and employees. Policy 602.1 (4.1.1)