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Middlebury College Handbook: Non-Discrimination Policy

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    Harassment Policies
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In accordance with Federal law and the Title IX regulations issued in May 2020, all Title IX Sexual Harassment prohibited by this policy is investigated and adjudicated using Middlebury’s Title IX Investigation & Resolutions Procedure, which applies to: ...

Middlebury College Handbook: Policies Governing Student Conduct, Residential Life, and Student Organizations- Introductory Matters

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    Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
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Middlebury’s Student Life policies are meant neither to proscribe nor to inhibit discussions, in or out of the classroom, of complex, controversial, or sensitive matters, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, color, ethnicity, religion, marital status, place of birth, ancestry, national origin, age, or disability, when in the judgment of a reasonable person they arise appropriately and are conducted with respect for the dignity of others. Middlebury also recognizes that verbal conduct can be used specifically to intimidate or coerce and to inhibit genuine discourse, free inquiry, and learning. Such abuses, including but not limited to conduct that violates Middlebury’s General Conduct Standards policies, Anti-Harassment/Discrimination policy, and other Middlebury-Wide Policies, are unacceptable.

Middlebury College Handbook: Community Bias Response Team Policy

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    Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
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The Community Bias Response Team (CBRT) is charged with assessing and communicating an appropriate and comprehensive institutional response to bias incidents and acts of intolerance involving students. The CBRT will involve other members of the community in its response when appropriate.

Middlebury College Handbook: Policy on Open Expression

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    Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
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Middlebury is a community of learners that dedicates itself to creating a world with a robust and inclusive public sphere, including on our campuses. A robust and inclusive public sphere is one where all voices can be heard and have the opportunity to contribute to the conversation.

Middlebury College Handbook: Respectful Behavior

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Middlebury expects all members of the Middlebury community, as well as visitors, to respect the dignity, freedom, and rights of other persons.

Middlebury College Handbook: Demonstrations & Protests Policy

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    Protest and Demonstration Policies
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1. Anyone who wishes to stage a demonstration or protest on Middlebury property, whether or not it is in response to another event, must submit an Event Scheduling Request.