This policy prohibits racism, anti-Semitism and ethnic or cultural intolerance. It prohibits all actions or omissions--including all acts of verbal harassment or abuse--that deny or have the effect of denying anyone his or her rights to
equality, dignity and security on the basis of his or her race, color, ethnicity, culture, or religion. It reaffirms the doctrine of
civility, appreciation for cultural/racial pluralism and the pre-eminence of individual human dignity as pre-conditions for
achieving an academic community that recognizes and uses the resources of all persons.