Non-Discrimination Policies and Discrimination Grievance Procedures: Sexual Harassment and Sexual Intimidation 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: Montana State University – Bozeman Statement Rating: Red

Relevant excerpt

Sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, sexual misconduct, and other physical or verbal conduct of a sexual nature, when:

  • Submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of academic participation or activity, educational advancement, or employment;
  • Submission to or rejection of such conduct by and individual is used as the basis for employment or academic decisions that affect the individual;
  • Such conduct is so pervasive or severe that it has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance or limiting participation in University programs; or
  • The intent or effect of such pervasive or severe conduct is to create an intimidating, hostile, or offensive academic or work environment.

Sexual Intimidation includes any unreasonable behavior, verbal or nonverbal, which has the effect of subjecting members of either sex to humiliation, embarrassment, or discomfort because of their gender.

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