Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Policy 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: Grinnell College Statement Rating: Yellow

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Sexual Harassment: Sexual harassment is any unwelcome sexual advance, request for sexual favors, or other unwanted verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when one of the following conditions is present: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance by creating an intimidating, hostile, humiliating, demeaning, or sexually offensive working, academic, or social environment. The purpose or effect will be evaluated based on the perspective of a reasonable person in the position of a Complainant. Sexual harassment also includes gender-based harassment, which may include acts of verbal, nonverbal, and/or physical aggression, intimidation, or hostility based on sex or sex-stereotyping, even if those acts do not involve conduct of a sexual nature.

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