In order to provide the maximum support to the person with AIDS and protection for the welfare of the La Salle University community, a case-by-case approach will be used. The authority for case considerations rests with the President, Provost, Dean of Students, Associate Dean of Students for Counseling and Health Services, and the Director of the Student Health Center in consultation with the Health Advisory Committee or the Affirmative Action Officer.
La Salle University’s Student Health Center as part of the Counseling and Health Services unit of the Division of Student Affairs will have the following responsibilities regarding AIDS:
- Serves as a resource for educational programs intended to increase awareness of AIDS and HIV infection within the University community and to prevent the transmission of AIDS.
- Serve in a consultative capacity when requested regarding individual cases of HIV infection in light of stated guidelines, various federal, state, and local regulations, and other institutional policies regarding employment and student status. In cases involving students, recommendations will be made to the Dean of Students. For faculty and staff, recommendations will be made to the Provost or the Affirmative Action Officer. The confidentiality and anonymity of affected person(s) is an absolute priority and such discussions are to be conducted without knowledge of individual names.
- Serve in an advisory capacity to University administrators regarding the institutional response to AIDS.
- Review and update the University’s AIDS guidelines and protocols by considering changes in the available knowledge regarding AIDS, in national and state policies, and in University policies.