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Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment, and Related Misconduct: Title IX Sexual Harassment

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    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated

Title IX Sexual Harassment: conduct on the basis of sex that satisfies one or more of the following: ... Unwelcome conduct determined by a reasonable person to be so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person equal access to the Duke’s program or activity.

A-Z Policies: Pickets, Protests, and Demonstrations

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    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Protest and Demonstration Policies
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Duke University respects the right of all members of the academic community to explore and to discuss questions which interest them, to express opinions publicly and privately, and to join together to demonstrate their concern by orderly means.

Hate & Bias Response

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    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
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Duke Acceptable Use Policy

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    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Internet Usage Policies
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Neither Duke nor its agents restrict the content of material transported across its networks.

Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment, and Related Misconduct

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated

Hostile Environment Harassment (Including Sexual Harassment): Unwelcome conduct based on protected status that is sufficiently severe, persistent, and/or pervasive so as to significantly interfere with or alter the conditions of education, employment, or participation in a program or activity, or creates a hostile w