Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or
physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute hostile environment sexual
harassment when such conduct is directed toward an individual because of
his or her gender, is severe and/or pervasive, and has the purpose or effect
of (1) creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive academic or work
environment; or (2) unreasonably interfering with another’s academic
performance or work.