In fall 2016 the NEA membership voted overwhelmingly to adopt the proposed Code of Conduct (CoC) and the CoC will be officially rolled out at the Spring 2017 Meeting in Hyannis, MA (March 23-25, 2017). The full text of the CoC available to members and guests, in the Policy and Procedure section of the NEA website. Complete information about reporting an incident of harassment or other CoC violation will be added to the CoC page as they are finalized between now and March 2017. In the meantime, please direct any questions or concerns to the IDC at email@example.com.
In keeping with our Inclusion and Diversity Statement, New England Archivists (NEA) welcomes everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion, nationality, or professional status. We do not tolerate harassing speech or acts at NEA-sponsored conferences, events, meetings, orin NEA’s online spaces including but not limited to the listserv, website, and wiki. Those who violate these rules will be asked to modify their behavior and may be sanctioned, asked to leavethe space in which the incident took place, or expelled from the event at the discretion of the designated NEA Community Advocate(s).
Persons who have been sanctioned, removed from a space, or expelled from an event may appeal to the NEA Executive Board in writing. For information on initiating an appeal please go here [coming soon].
Criticism and rigorous examination of beliefs and viewpoints does not, by itself, constitute harassment or hostile conduct. Harassment is the act of subjecting an individual or group to hostile or prejudicial remarks or actions, pressuring or intimidating a person or persons such that they are made to feel unwelcome or unsafe in virtual or in-person spaces. Examples of speech or actions that will not be tolerated include, but are not limited to:
Approved as of ballot closing: November 30th 2016 (12pm)
For a complete list of policies and procedures that have been voted on by the Executive Board, as well as those that the Board has agreed to by consensus (as a “Sense of the Board”) please contact the NEA Secretary.
Our most commonly referred to policies and procedures may be found by clicking the links below.
Minutes (board and business)
Records schedule and finding aid at UConn (how to donate materials)
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