Discrimination, Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Policy

Christopher Newport University

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Title IX Sexual Harassment is conduct on the basis of sex that satisfies one or more of the following:


Hostile Environment is unwelcome conduct determined by a reasonable person to be so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that is effectively denies a person equal access to CNU’s education program or activity.

Unwelcomeness is subjective. Severity, pervasiveness, and objective offensiveness are evaluated on the totality of the circumstances from the perspective of a reasonable person in the same or similar circumstances, including the context in which the alleged incident occurred and any similar, previous patterns.