Student Handbook: Sexual Harassment Policy 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: Eastern Kentucky University Statement Rating: Green

Relevant excerpt

Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … Such conduct is sufficiently severe and pervasive so as to alter the conditions of, have purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance by creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive working or educational environment.

Generally, hostile environment sexual harassment may be described as unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature that a reasonable person would find unwelcome or unwanted and that is sufficiently severe, pervasive, or persistent so as to adversely affect the working or learning environment.

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