Student Code: Appendices- Western Michigan University Policy on Sexual Harassment 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: Western Michigan University Statement Rating: Red

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Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual conduct which is related to any condition of employment or evaluation of student performance. This definition is intended to include more condition of employment or evaluation of student performance. This definition is intended to include more than overt advances toward actual sexual relations. It applies as well to repeated or unwarranted sex-related statements, unwelcome touching, sexually explicit comments, and/or graphics. All persons should be sensitive to situations that may affect or cause the recipient discomfort or humiliation or may display a condescending sex-based attitude towards a person.

Conduct will be defined as sexual harassment when any or all three of the following conditions exist:
1. The sex-related situations are unwelcome by the recipient.
2. A specific or implied connection with employment or student status is involved.
3. The sexual harassment continues after the recipient has made it clear that the conduct is
unwelcome.

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