definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is unwanted sexual advances, requests
for sexual favors, or visual, verbal, or physical conduct of a
sexual nature when:

(3) such conduct has the purpose or effect of
unreasonably interfering with a students or employee’s work
performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive
working, educational, or living environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Regardless of sexual gender, personal affiliation, and/or affiliation with the University, sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome and unsolicited sexual advances, requests for sexual favors or other verbal, visual or physical conduct or communication with sexual overtones that the victim deems offensive. Sexual harassment includes, but is not limited to unsolicited, deliberate, or repeated sexual flirtation, advances or propositions; verbal abuse of a sexual nature; display of sexually suggestive pictures or objects; and/or offensive or abusive physical
contact of a sexual nature.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual
harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, sexually motivated
physical conduct, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … Such conduct has the purpose and effect of threatening an individual’s employment; interfering
with an individual’s work or academic performance; or creating an intimidating, hostile, or
offensive work or educational environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

1. Conduct (not of a sexual nature) that creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive campus,
educational or work environment for another person or group.
2. Conduct (not of a sexual nature) that threatens, intimidates, humiliates, or otherwise harms another person or group.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Conduct of a sexual nature that creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive campus, educational or working environment for another person. This includes unwelcome sexual advances or requests for sexual favors, inappropriate sexual or gender-based activities, comments or gestures, or other forms of verbal or physical conduct or communications constituting sexual harassment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

A bias incident or hate incident involves behaviors, though motivated by bias against a victim’s race, religion, ethnicity/national origin, sexual orientation, gender, age, or disability, are not criminal offenses. Hateful speech or other disrespectful/discriminatory behavior may be motivated by bias, but are not illegal. They become crimes only when they directly incite perpetrators to commit violence against persons or property, or if they place a potential victim in reasonable fear of injury, or intimidate or harass a person with specific intent motivated solely by a person’s race, religion, ethnicity/national origin, sexual orientation, or gender.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment consists of unwelcome verbal, non-verbal
and/or physical behavior of a sexual nature which has the effect
of interfering with a person’s academic, employment or other
status, or of creating a sexually intimidating, hostile or offensive
environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

By law, sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct
of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s
performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive employment or educational
environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when:

such conduct has the purpose or effect of interfering with an individual’s academic or work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive employment, educational, or living environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment occurs when an individual is subjected to unwelcome sexual advances, unwelcome requests for sexual favors, or other unwelcome verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … 3. Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working, academic, or social environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment as defined by this policy includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for
sexual favors, and any other verbal, graphic, or physical conduct. If these events are of sexual
nature it constitutes sexual harassment when submission to, or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly, affects an individual’s employment or educational experience, unreasonably
interferes with an individual’s work performance or academic performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work or educational environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Harassment is unwelcome conduct based upon race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation that either 1) creates a quid pro quo situation, or 2) creates a hostile working or learning environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance (or a student’s academic performance) or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work (or academic) environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Emory’s policy prohibits discriminatory harassment of a non-sexual nature, which includes verbal, physical, or graphic conduct that denigrates or shows hostility or aversion toward an individual or group on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran’s status, or other status protected by applicable law and that

* Has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive employment, educational, or living environment; or

* Has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance or a student’s academic performance.

definition

By August 28, 2013

For purposes of protecting students from the impact of sexual harassment, The University of
Mississippi adheres to the guidelines set forth by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
The University of Mississippi prohibits acts of harassment of a sexual nature that is so
objectively offensive, pervasive, or severe that it effectively denies the victim access to the University’s resources and opportunities, unreasonably interferes with the victim’s work or living
environment, or deprives the victim of some other protected right.

definition

By August 28, 2013

The University encourages a workplace and learning environment free of discrimination, harassment,
and/or inappropriate treatment of any employee, student or guest because of any person’s race, sex, color,
creed, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression,
disability, or any category protected under federal, state or local law. To be unlawful, conduct must be
sufficiently serious that it unreasonably interferes with an employee’s ability to work or a student’s ability
to learn or benefit from the University’s programming. The University does not, however, condone or
tolerate any inappropriate conduct, whether by employees or non-employees, based on a person’s race,
sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, gender
expression, disability, or any category protected under federal, state or local law.

definition

By August 28, 2013

DePauw is committed to providing students, employees and University
guests an environment and workplace free of inappropriate comments or conduct of a sexual nature.
Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX should be directed to the University’s Title IX
coordinators. Prohibited sexual harassment may include, but is not limited to: … * Unsolicited and unwelcome comments or conduct of a sexual nature or that
are demeaning to women or men as a group (for example, offensive or vulgar
jokes, name-calling, comments about one’s body or sex life, or stereotyping
based on a person’s sex); Unwelcome and unwanted sexual jokes, language, gestures, epithets, innuendoes, advances or propositions;
sexually oriented “kidding,” “teasing” or “practical jokes;” … Offensive or inappropriate behavior targeted at only one sex, even if the content of the conduct or
comments is not sexual ….

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment. Sexual harassment is defined under the Utah State University Policy
Number 339, Utah State University Policy Manual, as unwelcome sexual advances, requests
for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature, when: … such conduct unreasonably interferes with an individual’s work or academic
performance or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or learning
environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

The definition of sexual harassment as formulated by the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been adapted for our educational environment. The adapted EEOC definition is any unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance or
creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of interfering with a student’s academic performance, creating an intimidating, hostile, offensive or otherwise adverse learning environment, or adversely affecting any student’s access to campus programs, services and benefits.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work, education, or participation in Board or university activities or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Included are sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when

such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance or with an individual’s performance or achievement as a student, or has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work or learning environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is defined as sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and any other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature, whether intentional or unintentional, where: … * the conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance, academic performance, or educational experience, or of creating an intimidating, hostile, humiliating, or offensive working, educational, or living environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

In general, sexual harassment encompasses any sexually related conduct which causes others discomfort, embarrassment, or humiliation, and any harassing conduct, sexually related or otherwise, directed toward an individual because of that individual’s sex.

definition

By August 28, 2013

The term “sexual harassment” includes the following: an unwelcome
sexual advance, unwelcome request for sexual favors, or other
unwelcome expressive, visual, or physical conduct of a sexual
nature, when: … 3. such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably
interfering with an individual’s work, educational
performance, or status; or
4. such conduct has the purpose or effect of creating a hostile
environment. (A “hostile environment” is one which is
permeated with discriminatory intimidation, ridicule,
offensiveness, or insult that is sufficiently severe or pervasive to
interfere with an individual’s academic or work performance).

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature. It includes unwelcome sexual advances; requests for sexual favors; and other verbal, non-verbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature. Sexual violence is a form of sexual harassment.
Prohibited behaviors, when severe or pervasive and which have the effect of discriminating against
and/or intimidating a College employee or student, can include: … Verbal Harassment or Abuse– comments, questioning, innuendos, or jokes of a lewd or sexual nature; derogatory comments referencing gender or sex; unwelcome sexual advances, propositions,
requests or demands for sexual favors, threats; Visual Harassment or Abuse– displaying, posting, advertising, or distributing offensive, indecent, or
abusive material of a sexual nature; leering or making obscene gestures; … displaying offensive objects or “knick-knacks” of a sexual nature; … telling “off color” jokes or making derogatory comments about gender or sexual orientation ….

definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome
sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and
other verbal or physical conduct constitute sexual
harassment when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of
interfering with an individual’s work performance
or academic performance or creating
an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment.

The College also prohibits this type of behavior
when it is based on race, color, age, national origin
and religion or on any other basis prohibited
by law.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual offense is behavior, which calls attention to
gender, sexuality, gender identity, or sexual orientation
of persons in a manner that prevents or impairs an individual’s full enjoyment of educational or
occupational benefits or opportunities. Enjoyment of
educational or occupational benefits is to be interpreted
broadly. Consequently, a sexual offense may occur on or
off campus as long as it affects the campus community.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:

such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or academic environment….

definition

By August 28, 2013

Conduct prohibited under this policy may include, but is not limited to the
following:

Racial Harassment: Offensive jokes, slurs, epithets, or name calling; Unwelcome remarks attributing an individual’s conduct,
habits or lifestyles to his/her race or ethnicity; Taunting about a person’s race, color or national
origin; Exclusion because of one’s race or ethnic background; The production and distribution of hate literature
Other Forms of Harassment: Physical threats; Intimidation, ridicule or mockery; Insulting words or slogans; Offensive objects or pictures; Conduct that interferes with or limits the ability to
participate in or benefit from services or privileges
provided by the University.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is defined for this policy as … Other unwelcome verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature by a University employee or a member of the student body to a University employee or a member of the student body, when:

1. Submission to or rejection of such conduct is used explicitly or implicitly as a condition for academic or employment decisions; or
2. The purpose or effect of such conduct is to interfere unreasonably with the work or academic performance of the person being harassed; or
3. The purpose or effect of such conduct to a reasonable person is to create an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment
includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual
favors, or other verbal or physical behavior of a sexual
nature and becomes a violation of University policy when: … such conduct is sufficiently severe, pervasive or persistent
to interfere with an individual’s work, academic or program
participation, or creates an environment that a reasonable person would consider intimidating, hostile, or offensive.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when:

Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s
performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination. Sexual harassment is unwelcome and discriminatory speech or conduct undertaken because of an individual’s gender that is so severe, pervasive and objectively offensive that it has the systematic effect of unreasonably interfering with or depriving someone of educational, institutional, or employment access, benefits, activities, or opportunities.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

For purposes of Institute policy, sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when

(3) such conduct has the purpose or effect of interfering with an individual’s work performance or academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive working, living, or learning environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

For the purposes of this policy, sexual
harassment shall be defined as unwelcome
sexual advances, requests, gestures, or
physical conduct of a sexual nature, when: … Such conduct, in intent or effect, creates an
objectively hostile or abusive educational or
work environment as perceived by a reasonable
person. Whether such conduct is sufficiently
severe or pervasive to create a hostile or
abusive environment will be determined on a
case by case basis, looking at all of the
circumstances from the perspective of a
reasonable person under same or similar
conditions.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

a. Harassing another person based upon sex, race,
religion, gender, national origin, age or disability.
b. Acts which include, but are not limited to threat, intimidation, coercion, assault, acts of violence, physical abuse, verbal
abuse (e.g. written or graphic material, slurs, epithets, etc.), or conduct which threatens or endangers the health or
safety of any person. Other acts of harassment include: (a) actions which cause one to reasonably believe they are
endangered; (b) reporting an offense or incident knowing the offense or incident did not occur or knowing the
information relating to the matter is false; (c) intentionally initiating or circulating a report of a bombing, fire or other
emergency knowing that the report is false; (d) acting to prevent or interrupt the use of any building or other facility
or the activities of the University.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment:

must be of a sexual nature;
must be perceived as unwelcome or unwanted;
must be persistent or pervasive, though unwelcome
can be quid pro quo, something in exchange for something
may be an element of discrimination based on sex; demeaning or diminishing bsaed on sex or gender
It may consist of conduct which is verbal and/or physical. Examples of verbal harassment include sexual innuendoes, sexual remarks about one’s clothing or body, suggestive or insulting sounds, whistling in a suggestive manner, and implied or overt sexual propositions, invitations, or pressure for sex.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Unlawful harassment based on one of the factors listed above [race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran
status, or other protected classes under the law] is verbal or physical conduct that is so severe or pervasive that it has the purpose or effect of unreasonably
interfering with an individual’s work performance or educational program participation, or
that creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work or educational environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment encompasses a
range of conduct … such as unwanted touching or persistent unwelcome comments, e-mails,
or pictures of an insulting or degrading sexual nature, which may constitute unlawful
harassment, depending upon the specific circumstances and context in which the conduct
occurs. For example, sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or sexually-directed
remarks or behavior constitute sexual harassment when (i) submission to or rejection of
such conduct is made, explicitly or implicitly, a basis for an academic or employment
decision, or a term or condition of either; or (ii) such conduct directed against an individual
persists despite its rejection.

definition

By August 28, 2013

The term sexual harassment as used by
Northeastern Illinois University in this policy encompasses behavior described by the EEOC: “unwelcome sexual
advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment
when … (3) such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an
individual’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct
of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when … 3) such conduct
has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic
performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working, academic, or campus
environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

While grounded in state and federal non-discrimination laws, this policy may cover those activities which, although not severe, persistent, or pervasive enough to meet the legal definition of harassment, are inappropriate and unjustified in an educational or work environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Iowa State University also prohibits harassment, which can be a form of discrimination if it is unwelcome and is sufficiently severe or pervasive so as to substantially interfere with a person’s work or education. Harassment may include, but is not limited to, threats, physical contact or violence, pranks, jokes, epithets, derogatory comments, vandalism, or verbal, graphic, or written conduct directed at an individual or individuals because of their race, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, color, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or U.S. veteran status. Even if actions are not directed at specific persons, a hostile environment may be created when the conduct is sufficiently severe, pervasive or persistent so as to unreasonably interfere with or limit the ability of an individual to work, study, or otherwise to participate in activities of the university.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Other discriminatory harassment includes any verbal or physical conduct toward another that is based on the other’s race, color, national origin, disability, religion, age, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law, and that: a. unreasonably creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive learning and/or working environment; or
unreasonably interferes with an individual’s work or academic performance.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment means unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … Such conduct is sufficiently severe or pervasive so as to alter the conditions of, or have the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with, an individual’s work or academic performance by creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or educational environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome acts of a sexual nature including sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and/or other verbal or physical conduct, including written communications, of an intimidating, hostile or offensive nature, or action taken in retaliation for the reporting of such behavior, when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive working or educational environment or substantially interferes with an employee’s work performance or a student’s academic performance.

definition

By August 28, 2013

For the purposes of this policy, sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive work or academic environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment includes, but is not limited to, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when…such conduct has the purpose or effect of…creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or educational environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment shall mean unwelcome sexual
advances, requests for sexual favors, and/or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual
nature when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with
an individual’s work or academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or
offensive work or academic environment in any University activity or program.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, “sexual harassment” is defined as
Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature, when: … such conduct has the purpose or effect of interfering with the individual’s work or educational performance; of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working and/or learning environment; or of interfering with one’s ability to participate in or benefit from an educational program or activity.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when:

3. Such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive working environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is defined, within the workplace for
employees and/or within the academic and/or residential
experience for students, as any unwelcome sexual
advances, demands, requests for sexual favors, innuendoes
or any other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual
nature when: … Such conduct is sufficiently severe and pervasive so
as to alter the conditions of, or have the purpose or
effect of substantially interfering with, an individual’s
work or academic performance by creating an intimidating,
hostile, or offensive working or educational
environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that can occur when … unwelcome physical acts of a sexual nature, or unwelcome requests for sexual favors or other verbal conduct of a sexual nature, have the effect of creating an objectively hostile environment that interferes with employment or education on account of sex.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors,
or other behavior of a sexual nature where: … (3) such conduct has the purpose or effect
of substantially interfering with an individual’s academic or professional performance or of
creating an intimidating, hostile, or demeaning employment or educational environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is understood to mean unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance by creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or educational environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Bias related incidents are expressions of hostility against another person (or group) because of that person’s (or group’s) race, color, religion, ancestry, age, national origin, disability, gender or sexual orientation, or because the perpetrator
perceives that the other person (or group) has one or more of those characteristics. As used in this Protocol, the term “bias related incident” is limited to conduct that violates one or more of The Claremont Colleges’ disciplinary codes and which is not protected by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution or by analogous provisions of state law.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Scripps College accepts the definition of sexual harassment as stated in the guidelines of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission:
Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when … such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably
interfering with an individual’s work or educational performance or of creating an
intimidating, hostile or demeaning employment or educational environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Binghamton University’s policy against sexual harassment accords with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidelines originally issued in 1980 and updated in 1990. The EEOC defines sexual harassment as “Unwelcome sexual advances or requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when … such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive working environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) describes
harassment based on protected class, including sexual harassment, as offensive
conduct that is so severe, pervasive or objectively offensive that it
creates an unreasonable and substantial interference with the ability of a
member of a protected class to participate in the academic or employment setting.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Some examples of inappropriate behaviors that may be in violation of Bucknell’s sexual harassment policy include:

*

disparaging or condescending remarks about a person’s gender or sexual orientation
*

verbal abuse including sexist jokes and inappropriate remarks about one’s body or clothing
*

sexual innuendoes made at inappropriate times
*

obscene gestures
*

offensive sexual graffiti
*

subtle pressure for unwanted sexual activity
*

requests and demands for sexual favors
*

physical aggression or contact of a lewd type, including unnecessary brushes, touches, hugging, or kissing.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual Harassment is unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when … (3) such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is a form of general harassment and is defined as follows:
unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and/or other verbal or physical
conduct of a sexual nature if the conduct is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive to
limit a student’s ability to participate in or benefit from the education program, or to
create a hostile or abusive educational environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Examples include: an attempt to coerce an unwilling person into a sexual relationship; to repeatedly subject a person to egregious, unwelcome sexual attention; using language that creates a hostile environment for another person; to punish a refusal to comply with a sexual based request; to condition a benefit on submitting to sexual advances; sexual violence; intimate partner violence, stalking; gender-based bullying.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:

Such conduct is sufficiently severe and pervasive so as to alter the conditions of, have purpose or effect of
substantially interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance by creating an intimidating,
hostile or offensive working or educational environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Any form of activity, whether covert or overt, that creates a threatening or harassing environment for any UHS resident, guest, or staff member will be handled judicially and may be grounds for immediate disciplinary action, revocation of the Housing License Agreement, and criminal prosecution.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual Harassment is unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that includes, but is not limited to,
sexual violence, sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, indecent exposure and other
verbal, nonverbal or physical unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature, where such conduct is
sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive that its effect, whether or not intended, could be
considered by a reasonable person in the shoes of the individual, and is in fact considered by the
individual, as limiting the individual’s ability to participate in or benefit from the services,
activities or opportunities offered by the university. Sexual harassment also includes genderbased harassment, which may include acts of verbal, non-verbal or physical aggression,
intimidation or hostility based on sex or sex-stereotyping, even if those acts do not involve
conduct of a sexual nature.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature will constitute “sexual harassment” when: …

iii) Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s academic or work performance, or of creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment for working or learning.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Under this policy, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other visual, verbal or physical conduct of a sexual or gender bias nature constitute sexual harassment when:
… The conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s academic or work performance, or of creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment in which to work or learn.

definition

By August 28, 2013

What are some examples of bias-related incidents?

Depending on the totality of the circumstances, writing a racial epithet in erasable marker on someone’s dry-erase board, making fun of another person because of his or her language or accent, or making insulting comments about someone’s traditional manner of dress or geographic origin are hypothetical examples of a bias-related incident.

definition

By August 28, 2013

For the purpose of this Campus policy, sexual harassment is defined as: (1) unwelcome sexual advances; or (2) unwelcome requests for sexual favors; or (3) other behavior of a sexual or gender-based nature where: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s academic or work performance, or of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive educational or working environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

What are acts of Racial, Religious, Ethnicity/National Origin, Sexual Orientation or Disability (RRESD) harassment and intimidation?

Harassment and intimidation are acts of prejudice, hate, violence or intimidation directed against individuals, groups, or institutions because of race, religious, ethnicity/national origin, sexual orientation or disabilities. These incidents are intended to cause harm and may result in psychological or physical injury or property damage.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Harassment is conduct that has the effect of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment for a student, interfering with the academic performance or extracurricular activity of a student or the work performance of a faculty or staff member. Complaints under this category may include:

1. Conduct that threatens the health or safety of a person or persons at the College
2. Conduct that damages or threatens to damage property of the College or property owned by person or persons at the College
3. Conduct that substantially interferes or threatens to substantially interfere with a person’s or persons’ right of access to educational programs or extracurricular activities offered by the College.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment: … Any unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other conduct of a sexual nature will constitute sexual harassment when such conduct substantially interferes with an individual’s living or studying conditions or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment for that individual.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Harassment can take many forms and will vary with the particular circumstances. Examples of harassment prohibited by this policy may include, without limitation: (1) verbal conduct such as epithets, derogatory jokes or comments, or slurs directed at an individual or group of individuals because of a protected characteristic; (2) unwanted advances and/or propositions of a sexual nature, including relationships which began as consensual, but later cease to be mutual and wherein one party then harasses the other; (3) visual displays such as derogatory posters, photography, cartoons, or drawings not protected by policies on academic freedom and freedom of expression that ridicule or demean an individual on the basis of a protected classification ….

definition

By August 28, 2013

The right to dissent is essential to academic freedom and scholarly pursuits. Protest against a particular position, action or situation is permitted as long as the protest activity does not restrict the freedom of thought or movement of others who hold different views.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that includes verbal, written or
physical behavior of a sexual nature, directed at someone, or against a particular
group, because of that person’s or group’s sex, or based on gender stereotypes,
when that behavior is unwelcome, severe or pervasive, and where it meets either
of the following criteria: … The behavior has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with
another’s work or educational performance by creating an intimidating or
hostile environment for employment, education, on-campus living or
participation in a University-affiliated activity. Examples of this type of
sexual harassment can include, but is not limited to:
1) Persistent unwelcome efforts to develop a romantic or sexual
relationship;
2) Unwelcome commentary about an individual’s body or sexual
activities;
3) Unwanted sexual attention;
4) Repeatedly engaging in sexually-oriented conversations,
comments or horseplay, including the use of language or the telling
of jokes or anecdotes of a sexual nature in the workplace, office or
classroom, even if such conduct is not objected to by those present;
or
5) Gratuitous use of sexually-oriented materials not directly related to
the subject matter of a class, course or meeting even if not objected
to by those present.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Actions constitute harassment if

1. they substantially interfere with another’s educational or employment opportunities, peaceful enjoyment of residence, or physical security, and
2. they are taken with a general intent to engage in the actions and with the knowledge that the actions are likely to substantially interfere with a protected interest identified in subsection (1) above. Such intent and knowledge may be inferred from all the circumstances.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment may involve the behavior of a person of either sex against a person of the opposite or same sex, and occurs when such behavior constitutes unwelcome sexual advances, request for sexual favors, and other unwelcome verbal or physical behavior of a sexual nature where: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s welfare, academic or work performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile, offensive education or work environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, nonverbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature when such conduct has the effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s performance, creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive University environment or limiting participation in University activities.

definition

By August 28, 2013

A. “Harassment” means an incident or incidents of verbal, written, visual, or physical conduct
based on or motivated by a student’s or a student’s family member’s actual or perceived race,
creed, color, national origin, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, or disability that has the
purpose or effect of objectively and substantially undermining and detracting from or interfering
with a student’s educational performance or access to school resources or creating an objectively
intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

[S]exual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s employment or educational performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment for that individual’s employment, education, living environment, or participation in a university activity.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Such behaviors are especially offensive when:

1. it is either implied or clearly stated that submission to or rejection of the behavior will affect or is a term or condition of, the individual’s employment or educational status, or
2. they create a coercive, hostile or intimidating atmosphere, or interfere with an individual’s academic or work performance.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment of employees or students at the University is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, verbal or other expressive behaviors or physical conduct commonly understood to be of a sexual nature. Sexual harassment includes but is not limited to the following: … Sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, sexual comments and questions, and other sexually-oriented
conduct that is directed against a specific individual and persists despite its rejection.
Conduct, even that not specifically directed at the complainant, which is sufficiently pervasive, severe, or persistent to alter the conditions of the complainant’s employment or status as a student and create a hostile working or learning environment, when viewed from the perspective of a reasonable person of the complainant’s gender.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Discriminatory harassment includes conduct (oral, written, graphic, or physical) directed
against any person or group of persons because of race, color, national origin, religion,
sex, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran’s status that has the purpose or
reasonably foreseeable effect of creating an offensive, demeaning, intimidating, or hostile
environment for that person or group of persons. Such conduct includes, but is not
limited to, objectionable epithets, demeaning depictions or treatment, and threatened or
actual abuse or harm.

definition

By August 28, 2013

The University prohibits discrimination and harassment against applicants, students, faculty or staff on
the basis of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, status as a
veteran or any classification protected by local, state or federal law. … Illegal and
improper harassment based on any of the classifications in paragraph 1, may include:
… Making unwelcome or offensive comments about a person’s clothing, body or personal life; Offensive jokes or unwelcome innuendoes; Other conduct that creates a work or educational environment that may be considered
offensive or hostile, even though some staff or students might not find them objectionable; Use of unwelcome or offensive nicknames or terms of endearment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment consists of the following: … Such conduct that is sufficiently severe or pervasive as to have the effect of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work or educational environment that substantially interferes with work or educational performance, or negatively affects an individual’s employment or educational opportunities.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Peer Sexual Harassments includes intentional persistent, malicious, lewd or other
verbal or physical behavior with sexist or sexual connotations which annoys, bothers, disconcerts
or embarrasses another by communication via media, telephone or printed material.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is defined as any unwelcome sexual advance or request for sexual favors or any conduct of a sexual nature when … such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s employment or academic performance by creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive working, living, or educational environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other unwelcome verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when: … (3) such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance, or creating an intimidating, hostile or demeaning working, academic or social environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, visual, or
physical conduct of a sexual nature constitutes sexual harassment when … such conduct is sufficiently severe, pervasive or
persistent that it has the effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or
academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working,
educational, or social environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment encompasses any sexual attention that is unwanted. Sexual harassment
can be verbal, visual, or physical. It can range from repeated unwelcome sexual flirtation
and inappropriate gender based put downs of individuals or groups of people to physical
abuses, such as sexual assault or rape.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, non-verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitutes sexual harassment when: 1) submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual’s employment or academic advancement; 2) unreasonably interferes with an individual’s work or academic performance; or 3) creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work or academic environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Syracuse University defines sexual harassment as unwelcome
behavior of a sexual nature that relates to the gender or sexual identity of
an individual and that has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating or
hostile environment for study, work, or social living.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment occurs when unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature appear in any of the following contexts: … such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with a person’s academic performance or work, or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive academic or work environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Racial and ethnic harassment at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, includes, but is not limited to, racially or ethnically motivated: 1) behavior or conduct addressed directly to an individual(s) that threatens violence or property damage, or incites imminent lawless action; 2) behavior or conduct that has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work or educational environment for an individual or group; or 3) behavior or conduct that has the purpose or effect of interfering with an individual’s or group’s work, academic performance, living environment, personal safety, or participation in a university-sponsored activity; or 4) behavior or conduct that has the purpose or effect of threatening an individual’s or group’s employment or academic opportunities.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment may be described as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual
favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a
sexual nature when: … (3) Such conduct has the purpose or effect of
substantially interfering with an individual’s
academic or professional performance by
creating an intimidating, abusive or hostile
educational, employment, or living environment at the College.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Racial
harassment is any behavior that would verbally
or physically threaten, torment, badger,
heckle or persecute an individual because of
his/her race. Isolated instances of misconduct,
although never condoned, do not necessarily
constitute racial harassment, nor a hostile environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when … such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s employment or academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or educational environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

The term Discriminatory Harassment means:

1. Behavior of any type (oral, written, graphic, physical) that creates a “hostile environment.” Hostile environment harassment includes, but is not limited to, unwelcome comments or conduct that have the purpose of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance, participation in a sponsored university activity, or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive working or learning environment that a reasonable person would find threatening or intimidating;
2. The behavior is directed at persons because of their race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender (whether or not sexual in nature), age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation, unless otherwise permitted or required by applicable law ….

definition

By August 28, 2013

Harassment is unwanted behavior that has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with a person’s or a group of persons’ educational, work, social or living activities. Harassment can take many forms. Types of harassment include:

Peer harassment involves persistent, intentional degradation, intimidation, or abuse of another person. Quid pro quo harassment involves abuse of one’s power, authority, or position such that, a. Submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual’s education or employment; or b. Submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for academic or employment decisions affecting the individual’s welfare. Hostile environment harassment involves conduct that substantially interferes with an individual’s educational,work, social, or living environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

For purposes of this policy, Sexual Misconduct also includes sexual harassment. Harassment is conduct that has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with a person’s work or educational opportunity; creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work or educational environment; or otherwise negatively affects an employee’s or student’s work or educational opportunities.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Texas Southern University has adopted and incorporated the regulations of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and case law that define sexual harassment and hostile work environment. Prohibited conduct and activities include: … Any verbal or physical conduct that has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive working environment;
Certain conduct in the workplace, whether physical or verbal, committed by supervisors or non-supervisory personnel, including but not limited to references to an individual’s body; use of sexually degrading words to describe an individual; offensive comments; off-color language or jokes; innuendoes; and sexually suggestive objects or behavior, books, magazines, photographs, cartoons or pictures ….

definition

By August 28, 2013

Disorderly Conduct: Intentional conduct which tends to disturb the public order and
decorum of the University, including, but not limited to, (a) abusive, profane, indecent, or
vulgar language, (b) offensive gestures or acts, (c) unreasonable noise, (d) fights, quarrels,
or other disruptive behavior.

definition

By August 28, 2013

The relevant body of law stipulates
that any behavior may be considered
to be harassing when: … such behavior
unjustly, substantially, unreasonably and/or
consistently interferes with an individual’s
work or academic performance or creates an
intimidating environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual Harassment can be defined as any unwelcome verbal or non-verbal sexual advance, requests for sexual favors, other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature, and/or conduct directed at an individual(s) because of gender when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance or educational experience or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work and/or educational environment. Such conduct generally involves more than one incident and must be severe or pervasive.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute s sexual harassment when: … 3. Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s performance on the job or in the classroom; or

4. Such conduct has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work or study environment for an individual or group of individuals.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Prohibited Harassment includes any conduct or behavior of an inappropriate nature where: …
c. Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s academic or work performance or of creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive working, educational or campus living environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Conduct is sexual harassment if it is an unwelcome sexual advance; request for sexual favors; or any other verbal, physical or visual behavior of a sexual nature; when: … Such conduct (intentionally or unintentionally) is severe or pervasive enough to create an objectively abusive or hostile work or academic environment: that is, an environment that some victim perceives as abusive or hostile and that a reasonable man or a reasonable woman would find abusive or hostile. Such conduct need not be directed at a particular individual.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or
physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when: …
3. Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering
with an individual’s work or academic performance or creating an
intimidating, hostile or offensive working or study environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

For purposes of this policy, unsolicited sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, verbal comments, gestures, or physical contact of a sexual nature which are unwelcome constitute sexual harassment when: … Such conduct has the effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work or academic environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

For the purposes of this policy, the following are considered discriminatory
harassment.
1. Conduct that, by reference to the sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship,
handicap, age, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam-era veteran of a member or members
of the University community, intentionally or recklessly abuses, mocks, or disparages a
person or persons so as to affect their educational performance or living or working
environment at Boston College.
2. Offensive sexual behavior whenever toleration of such conduct or submission to or rejection
of it is the basis for a personnel or academic decision affecting an individual; or such conduct
has the purpose or effect of creating a hostile or stressful living, learning, or working
environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Harassment is defined as conduct that is so severe and/or
pervasive, and objectively offensive, that its effect, whether or not
intended, impairs a person’s ability to participate in the University’s
educational programs and activities or their living environment.
Objectively offensive conduct means that it must be offensive both to
the recipient of the conduct and to a �reasonable person� in the
recipient’s circumstances.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

For purposes of this Policy,
sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other
verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature occurring when: … Such conduct has the effect of substantially interfering in a severe and pervasive manner with an
individual’s work or academic performance, or of creating in a severe and pervasive manner an
intimidating, hostile or offensive working or academic environment to a reasonable person.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment, as prohibited under federal law, state law, and
University policy, is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, sexual assaults,
or requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual
nature. This conduct constitutes sexual harassment when: … such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an
individual’s work or academic performance or creating an intimidating,
hostile, or offensive educational or work environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Speech or other expression constitutes harassment by personal vilification if it:

*
is intended to insult or stigmatize an individual or an identifiable group of College-related individuals on the basis of their race, sex, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin, and
*
is addressed directly to (though not necessarily in the presence of) the individual or individuals whom it insults or stigmatizes, and,
*
makes use of words or nonverbal symbols that convey hatred or contempt for human beings on the basis of their race, sex, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Currently, as established under controlling
case law interpretation of both state and federal laws, hostile environment sexual harassment consists of conduct that; (1) would not have occurred but for the victim’s gender and (2) is sufficiently severe or pervasive as (3) adjudged by a reasonable person (of the same gender as the victim under New Jersey law) to (4) create a hostile, intimidating, abusive or offensive working or studying environment, adversely affecting a victim’s work or other conditions of employment or academic performance or study environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal and physical conduct of a sexual nature are not permitted. The following constitutes sexual harassment:
[…]
Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance or creating a hostile or offensive working or academic environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Harassment is defined as conduct, based upon a person’s
race, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status, that
has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s academic or work performance or creating an intimidating or hostile environment for employment, education, on-
campus living, or participation in a University activity.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual
advances, requests for sexual favors, and other visual, verbal, or physical conduct of a sexual
nature when: … the conduct that has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an
individual’s academic or work performance or creating an intimidating or hostile
environment for employment, education, on-campus living, or participation in a
University activity.

DEFINITION

By August 28, 2013

What constitutes sexual harassment may vary based on particular
facts and circumstances. Generally, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors,
and other verbal, visual, or physical conduct of a sexual nature may be considered to constitute
unlawful sexual harassment when either: … The conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s
performance by creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s academic or work performance, or of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or educational environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when … such conduct is unprofessional and has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or educational environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

In accordance with US Federal Court decisions, the University has the right to
regulate the time of speech or assembly activities. A two (2) hour time period
will be provided to individual(s) and/or organizations for these purposes at
Southeastern. Speech/assembly activities will be limited to one two (2) hour time
limit per seven (7) day period, commencing the Monday of each week.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is defined by law and includes requests for sexual favors, sexual advances or other sexual conduct when (1) submission is either explicitly or implicitly a condition affecting academic or employment decisions; (2) the behavior is sufficiently severe or pervasive as to create an intimidating, hostile or repugnant environment; or (3) the behavior persists despite objection by the person to whom the conduct is directed. The University considers such behavior, whether physical or verbal, to be a breach of its standards of conduct.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, “sexual harassment” is defined as:

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature, when:

such conduct has the purpose or effect of interfering with the individual’s work or educational performance; or of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working and/or learning environment; or of interfering with one’s ability to participate in or benefit from an educational program or activity.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, sexually directed remarks, or other conduct of a sexual nature constitute harassment when:

2. such conduct directed against an individual persists despite its rejection; or such conduct directed against an individual is unwelcome, and the person engaging in the conduct knew or should have known the conduct to be unwelcome; or

3. such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s academic or work performance or is so pervasive or severe that it creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment, whether opposite or same sex, includes but is not limited to: unwelcome sexual advances, unwelcome requests for sexual favors, or other behavior of a sexual nature, on or off-campus, when: … such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s education or employment by creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive educational, living, or work environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Harassment is defined as verbal or physical conduct which on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, color, place of birth, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, or disability has the purpose or effect, from the point of view of a reasonable person, of objectively and substantially:

i. undermining and detracting from or interfering with an individual’s educational or work performance or access to College resources; or

ii. creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive educational, work, or living environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when:

3. such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s performance by creating an intimidating or hostile educational or working environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

It is regarded as
harassment when the conduct has the purpose or effect of
unreasonably interfering with a person’s education or work
performance by creating an intimidating, hostile or
offensive environment in which to work, study or live; or
otherwise adversely affects a person’s employment or
educational opportunities.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment encompasses unwelcome
sexual advances, unwelcome requests for sexual favors or requests for sexual favors in exchange
for some benefit, and/or unwelcome verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature by a male or a
female. Sexual harassment occurs when:

A behavior is sufficiently severe and pervasive to interfere with any individual’s work or
educational performance, or create an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work or
educational environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Unlawful and prohibited harassment can occur from a single severe overt action such as
physical assault or from a pattern of unwelcome statements or actions that are sufficiently
severe or pervasive so as to interfere with an individual’s work performance, or create an
intimidating, hostile or offensive work or academic environment, when: … Has the effect of interfering with an individual’s employment or academic
performance, or, creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or
educational environment (hostile environment).

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is defined as deliberate, unsolicited and unwelcome verbal, non-verbal
and/or physical conduct of a sexual nature: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s
work performance, academic activities or student experience or of creating an
intimidating, hostile or offensive working, academic or student life environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is any repeated or unwanted verbal or physical sexual advance, sexually
explicit derogatory statement, or sexually discriminatory remark made by someone in the
workplace or educational setting. Such objectionable behavior may offend the recipient, cause
discomfort or humiliation, and interfere with the recipient’s job or school performance. This
behavior constitutes sexual harassment when: … such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work
performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or learning
environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual Harassment: Within New York University, sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome conduct of
a sexual nature. It includes sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, non-verbal, or
physical conduct of a sexual nature when:
* Submission to or rejection of the conduct is either an explicit or implicit term or condition of
employment, basis for participation or advancement in an academic program, or basis for participation
in a University activity or benefit
* Such conduct creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work, academic or residential environment;
* Such conduct otherwise adversely affects employment or academic opportunities.

definition

By August 28, 2013

The law of the State of Michigan prohibits discrimination in employment and in education and provides that:
Discrimination because of sex includes sexual harassment which means unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct or communication of a sexual nature when:
… Such conduct or communication has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s employment, public accommodations or public services, education, or housing, or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive employment, public accommodations, public services, educational, or housing environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

By definition, sexual harassment is a form
of discrimination which consists of unwelcome verbal, nonverbal
and/or physical contact of a sexual nature which has the
effect of interfering with student or employment status by
creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive work or learning
environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

The term “harassment” is defined as conduct directed at a specific person or persons which seriously alarms or intimidates such persons and which serves no legitimate purpose. Such conduct may include: threats, including gestures which place a person in reasonable fear of unwelcome physical contact or harm; following a person about in a public place or to or from his or her residence; making remarks in a public place to a specific person which are by common usage lewd, obscene, expose a person to public hatred or that can reasonably be expected to have a tendency to cause acts of violence by the person to whom the remark is addressed; or any other conduct which is sufficiently severe, pervasive or persistent so as to interfere with or limit a person’s ability to participate in, or benefit from the services, activities, or opportunities offered by the university.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is unwelcome sexual advances, including requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature, when: such conduct has been or is sufficiently severe and pervasive that it has the effect of substantially and unreasonably
interfering with an individual’s academic or professional performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive employment, educational, or living environment, or adversely affecting any student. … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s academic or professional performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive employment, educational, or living environment, or adversely affecting any student.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Harassment” means intentional conduct directed toward an identifiable person or persons that is sufficiently severe, pervasive, or persistent that it interferes with work, educational performance, on-campus living, or participation in a University activity on- or off-campus.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Living together in a university community requires respect for the rights of fellow members of that community to pursue their academic goals and to participate in lawful campus or UI activities.
Harassment;
Hazing;
Detention;
Threats;
Intimidation;
Coercion;
Physical abuse; or
Similar actions, undertaken knowingly, are violations of this code.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual Harassment in higher education means any unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or any conduct of a sexual nature, when: … * Such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with a student’s academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive academic environment (this is a type of hostile environment sexual harassment).

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for
sexual favors or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with
an individual’s right to achieve an educational objective or to work in an
environment free of intimidation, hostility or threats stemming from acts or
language of a sexual nature.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, nonverbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature when … 3. Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work or academic environment (e.g., a pattern of conduct that causes discomfort or humiliation, or both, such as sexually explicit statements, questions, jokes, anecdotes, visual materials, or literature).

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that represents unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. Sexual harassment may occur when: … The conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s curricular, co-curricular, or work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive educational, employment, or on-campus living environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Verbal harassment” means hostile or offensive speech, oral, written or symbolic that

1. personally describes or is personally directed to one or more specific individuals; and
2. is sufficiently severe, pervasive or persistent to create an objectively hostile environment that interferes with or diminishes the victim’s ability to participate in or benefit from the services, activities or privileges provided by the University; and
3. is not necessary to the expression of any idea described in paragraph (2) of this subsection.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment of students includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … such advances, requests or conduct have the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s education by creating an intimidating, hostile, humiliating or sexually offensive academic or educational environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

A bias incident at Mount Holyoke is an act of bigotry, harassment, or intimidation that occurs on the Mount Holyoke College campus that is directed at a member or group of the Mount Holyoke community because of that individual’s or group’s actual or perceived age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity/presentation, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, social class, veteran status, or any combination of these or related factors.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Prohibited harassment is conduct based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability and any other legally protected basis when: … 2. Such conduct creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work, academic, or residential environment; or
3. Such conduct otherwise adversely affects employment or academic opportunities.

Examples of such prohibited conduct when based upon a legally protected status include, but are not limited to:
* Verbal abuse or hostile behavior such as insulting, teasing, mocking, degrading, or ridiculing another person or group … Displays or electronic transmission of derogatory, demeaning, or hostile materials ….

Definition

By August 28, 2013

[R]acist and other discriminatory conduct toward students,
employees, officials, and guests at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is conduct which will not be tolerated.
[…]
“Racist and other discriminatory conduct” means intentional conduct, either verbal or physical, that explicitly demeans the race, sex, religion, color, creed, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, or age of an individual or individuals, and that either: (1) has the purpose or effect of interfering with education, University-related work, or other University-authorized activity of a University student, employee, official or guest; or (2) creates an intimidating, hostile or demeaning environment for education, University-related work, or other University-authorized activity.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment of students is defined as any unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct as a sexual nature when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with a student’s performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive classroom environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests
for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature
constitute sexual harassment when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially or unreasonably interfering with an individual’s professional or academic
performance or creating an intimidating,
hostile or offensive employment, education,
or student living environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Examples of harassment include:

* Written communications, such as sending inappropriate jokes or comments in print or by e-mail;
* Verbal communications, such as making graphic or degrading comments about an individual and/or his or her body or personal characteristics, or using epithets, derogatory comments or slurs;
* Physical acts, such as unwanted touching, physical interference, or even assault;
* Visual acts or displays, such as derogatory cartoons, drawings, or posters, or inappropriate gestures.
* Making unwelcome sexual advances or propositions, or offering employment benefits or giving preferential treatment in exchange for sexual favors;
* Making or threatening reprisals after a negative response to unwelcome conduct

Definition

By August 28, 2013

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,
the federal agency responsible for enforcing Title VII of the Civil Rights Act,
defines sexual harassment as: “Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for
sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature
constitutes sexual harassment when: … Such conduct has the effect of interfering with the individual’s
work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive
working environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

A member of the university faculty or academic staff is subject to discipline if, in a work or learning-related setting, he or she makes sexual advances, requests sexual favors, or makes physical contacts commonly understood to be of a sexual nature, and if

1.

the conduct is unwanted by the person(s) to whom it is directed, and
2.

the actor knew or a reasonable person could clearly have understood that the conduct was unwanted, and
3.

because of its flagrant or repetitious nature, the conduct either
1.

seriously interferes with work or learning performance of the person(s) to whom the conduct was directed, or
2.

makes the university work, learning, or service environment intimidating or hostile, or demeaning to a person of average sensibilities.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is defined by law and includes requests for sexual favors, sexual advances or other sexual conduct when (1) submission is either explicitly or implicitly a condition affecting academic or employment decisions; (2) the behavior is sufficiently severe or pervasive as to create an intimidating, hostile or repugnant environment; or (3) the behavior persists despite objection by the person to whom the conduct is directed.

definition

By August 28, 2013

What is sexual harassment?
Any repeated or unwanted verbal or physical advance, sexually explicit derogatory statements, or sexually discriminatory remarks made in the workplace or classroom, which is offensive or objectionable to the recipient or which causes the recipient discomfort, humiliation, or interferes with the recipient’s job or education.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexually Inappropriate Conduct: Unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature, or directed at a person because of their gender, which does not rise to the level of harassment or assault but which is disruptive or offensive to a reasonable person of a background similar to the recipient. This conduct may include crude, obscene or threatening gestures, unwelcome sexual comments, and seeking invasive proximity to an individual (stalking).

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment may be defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, physical conduct, written, verbal or electronic communication or printed materials of a sexual nature when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work, academic performance, participation in co-curricular activities, or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working, learning, social, or residential environment. … Sexual harassment may be described generally as unwelcome
sexual behavior that a reasonable person would find offensive and that adversely affects the working, learning,
or campus-living environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Harassment occurs by a System employee, student, or regular visitor to the System facilities that: … Subjects a person to unwelcome sexual-, racial-, color-, creed, national origin-, gender-, age-, veteran’s status-, sexual orientation-, or disability-based conduct that is so severe or pervasive that is effectively alters the conditions of education or employment by creating an intimidating or hostile environment for work or learning.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Harassment on the basis of race, national origin, ethnicity, or sexual
preference/orientation includes any ethnic, racial, or sexual slurs and other verbal or
physical conduct relating to an individual’s national origin, ethnicity, race, sexual
preference/orientation when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s
work or academic performance; or
Such conduct has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive
work; or academic environment.
Such conduct adversely affects an individual’s employment or academic standing.

definition

By August 28, 2013

For purposes of this Policy, the term “sexual harassment” means: …
Unwelcome verbal or physical acts that are based on sex, have no professionally appropriate relationship to the subject matter of a course, and are so severe and pervasive that they objectively either (i) have the effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance, or (ii) create an intimidating, hostile or offensive learning or working environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

The College prohibits verbal or physical acts based on race,
color, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status,
pregnancy, height or weight that have no professionally
appropriate relationship to the subject matter of a course and
are so severe and pervasive that they objectively either (i)
unreasonably interfere with an individual’s work or academic performance, or (ii) create an intimidating, hostile or offensive
learning or working environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidelines define sexual harassment as
follows:
Sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and
other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s
work or academic performance; or
Such conduct has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive
work or academic environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment exists where unwelcome sexual conduct is sufficiently severe or pervasive that it creates a hostile or abusive atmosphere. A discriminatorily abusive work or educational environment can and often will detract from employees’ or students’ performance, discourage them from remaining at the College, or keep them from advancing in their careers. When the workplace or academic environment is permeated with discriminatory intimidation, ridicule, and insult that is sufficiently severe or pervasive to alter the conditions of the victim’s employment or education and create an abusive working or educational environment, federal law and College policy are violated.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

The law defines sexual harassment as any unwelcome sexual advances or requests for
sexual favors or any conduct of a sexual nature when:

Such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an
individual’s work performance or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive
working or learning environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Harassment of any nature is prohibited whether it is on the basis of race,
gender, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, age, disability, sexual
orientation, veteran or marital status. Harassment includes unwelcome
sexual conduct or request for sexual favors and verbal or physical conduct
reflecting on an individual’s race, color, national and ethnic origin, gender,
religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status, which
has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive
educational or work environment, has the purpose or effect of unreasonably
interfering with the individual’s work or school performance or participation;
or otherwise adversely affects an individual’s employment or educational
opportunities.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is any unwelcome sexual advance, request for sexual favor, reference to gender or sexual orientation, or other physical or verbal conduct of a sexual nature even under the guise of humor when:

* Such conduct has the effect or the purpose of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s academic or work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive employment or educational environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual Harassment” includes any advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: […] such advances, requests, or conduct have the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual´s education by creating an intimidating, hostile, humiliating, or sexually offensive educational environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

1. Harassment includes, but is not limited to, any spoken, written, or physical conduct that has the intent or effect of unreasonably interfering with the activities of any member of the Connecticut College community or of creating an intimidating or hostile environment.

2. To be considered harassment, an act of spoken, written, or physical conduct must be directed at the individuals whom that act insults or stigmatizes.

3. To be considered harassment, the insult or stigma must be based on race; color; religion; gender; disability; age; veteran status; sexual orientation; national origin; gender identity, expression, or characteristics; or any other class protected by law.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment consists of unwelcome sexual advances, requests for
sexual favors, and other verbal, visual and physical conduct of a sexual
nature when any of the following criteria are met:

C. Such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially
interfering with an individual’s academic or work performance
by creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

For general policy purposes, the term “sexual harassment” may include, without limitation, such
behavior as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other physical or verbal
conduct and expressive behavior of a sexual nature where:

Such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s
academic or professional performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or demeaning
employment or educational environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment may be described as sexual assault, coerced
sexual intercourse, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other physical or verbal conduct of a sexual
nature where: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering
with an individual’s academic or work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work or educational
environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual Harassment is objectionable verbal and/or physical conduct that is sexual in nature or gender-based. Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, sexually motivated physical or verbal conduct may be sexual harassment. Other behavior that is not sexual in nature but is motivated by a person’s gender may also be sexual harassment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual Harassment is any unwelcome sexual advance, request for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct that relates to the gender or sexual identity of an individual when:

(3) such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working, educational, or social environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

The Ethos Statement sets out an expectation that all community members will show respect for others regardless of a person’s race, creed, disability, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or nationality. Further, all community members are expected to avoid all forms of harassing or offensive behavior. Bias-motivated incidents are defined as behavior which constitutes an expression of hostility against the person or property of another because of the traits listed above. This may include such behavior as non-threatening name calling, using racial slurs/language or disseminating racist leaflets. Additionally, it includes actions such as but not limited to threatening phone calls, hate mail, physical assaults, and vandalism.

definition

By August 28, 2013

For purposes of Troy University’s policy, harassment is defined as a course of comments or
conduct consisting of words or actions that are unwelcome or offensive to a person in relation to
sex, race, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, color, pregnancy, disability, or veteran
status. It can include comments or conduct by a person in a position of authority that is intimidating, threatening or abusive and may be accompanied by direct or implied threats to the
individual’s grade(s), status, or job. Harassment can also occur between people of similar
authority. Harassment occurs when it is known or ought reasonably to be known that such
comments or conduct would be unwelcome. Examples of harassment include gestures, remarks,
jokes, taunting, innuendo, display of offensive materials, threats, imposition of academic
penalties, hazing, stalking, shunning or exclusion related to the prohibited grounds.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

For purposes of this policy, sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other oral or written communications or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:

[…]

3. such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or abusive work or academic environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Harassment is defined as any conduct directed toward an individual or group based on one or
more of the categories listed in the second paragraph of subsection I, above, and severe enough
so as to deny or limit a person’s ability to participate in or fully benefit from the University’s
educational and employment environments, or activities, or severe enough that it creates an
intimidating, offensive, or hostile environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when:
[…]
3. The conduct may unreasonably interfere with a person’s work or educational performance or create an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment for working or learning.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature may constitute sexual harassment:
[…]
When such conduct substantially and unreasonably interferes with an individual’s academic or professional performance; creates an intimidating, hostile, humiliating, or sexually offensive educational, employment, or living environment; or implies a discriminatory hostility toward an individual because of her or his sex or sexual orientation.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Bias is hard to define, but the following is a framework for what bias is may help someone decide if they are a target or witness of bias. Bias is any physical, spoken or written act of abuse, harassment, intimidation, use of vulgarity, cursing, making remarks of a personally destructive nature toward any other person, and any restriction or prevention of free movement of an individual. Bias occurs whether that act is, intentional or unintentional or is directed toward an individual or group regarding race, color, creed, national origin; Sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, political, religious ideology, or any other distinguishing characteristic.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is a form of illegal
discrimination. It is defined as: 1) any unwanted
communication of a sexual nature, whether
verbal, physical, written, or pictorial, which has
the purpose or effect of intimidating the person
receiving the communication…

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment, in its legal definition, includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests to engage in sexual conduct, and other physical and expressive behavior of a sexual nature where […] (3) such conduct has the purpose or effect of […] creating an intimidating, hostile, or demeaning employment or academic environment.

definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment consists of any unwelcome verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature where submission to such conduct is an explicit or implicit term or condition of employment. With regard to students, sexual harassment is defined as any behavior of a sexual nature that denies, limits or adversely affects the emotional well being or academic progress of any student enrolled at that institution. In addition, any unwelcome sexual conduct that unreasonably interferes with an individual’s performance or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive working environment can constitute sexual harassment even if it leads to no tangible or economic job consequences.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment includes any unwelcome sexual advances, requests for
sexual favors, or other unwelcome written, verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:
[…]
such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with
an individual’s academic or work performance or creating an intimidating,
hostile, or offensive environment for that individual’s employment,
education, or participation in a University activity.

definition

By August 28, 2013

When verbal or nonverbal behavior in the workplace or educational setting occurs
because of the gender of the other person or focuses on the sexuality of another
person. It is unwanted, uninvited, unwelcome and is severe or pervasive enough to
adversely affect the persons work or learning environment. For example: off color
jokes, teasing, comments, suggestive pictures/calendar/cartoons, leers or stares or
gestures, repeated requests for dates, excessive attention – calls – letters, touching,
brushes or pats.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual
harassment when

[…]

(3) such
conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an
individual’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or
offensive working environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual Harassment is defined as “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature…” when:

[…]

– such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome verbal or physical sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when…
(3) such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s
work or academic performance, or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

For purposes of this policy, sexual harassment is defined as
unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other oral or written communications or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:

[…]

3) such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably
interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance
or creating an intimidating, hostile or abusive work or academic
environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Definition

Workplace violence is any behavior that is violent, threatens violence, coerces, harasses or intimidates others, interferes with an individual’s rights of movement or expression, or disrupts the workplace, the academic
environment, or the University’s ability to provide services to the public. Examples of workplace violence include, but are not limited to:
1. Disruptive behavior intended to disturb, interfere with or prevent normal work activities (such as yellimng, using profanity, verbally aabujsing otehrs, or waving arms and fists.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

For purposes of this policy, sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other oral or written communications or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:

[…]

3. such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance, or creating an intimidating, hostile, or abusive work or academic environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

For purposes of this policy, sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other oral or written communications or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:

[…]

3. such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or abusive work or academic environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

For the purpose of college policy, the term “racial harassment” refers to any behavior, verbal or physical, that stigmatizes or victimizes individuals on the basis of race, ethnic or national origin which includes:

1. Creating an intimidating or offensive academic living or work environment for the individual.

[…]

4. Using inappropriate or offensive language or behavior based on racial stereotypes.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances or physical contacts of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment. Sexual Harassment of employees by supervisors or of students by faculty or administrators which imposes requirement of sexual cooperation as a condition for employment or academic advancement is hostile and will not be tolerated in this academic community. Whenever knowledge is received that a sex-based condition is being imposed, prompt and remedial action to investigate the allegation will be taken immediately.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

For the purpose of this policy, sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome advances, requests for sexual favors, degrading comments or jokes directed to one’s gender, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:

[…]

– such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or educational performance, or of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment for work or learning.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

As defined by Board of Regents Policy, Title 4, Chapter 8, Section 13,
unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other visual,
verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment
when:

[…]

3. the conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially
interfering with an individual’s academic or work
performance, or of creating an intimidating, hostile, or
offensive environment in which to work or learn.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Subd. 1. Sexual Harassment.

“Sexual harssment” means unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and/or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:
[…]
(3) such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or academic environment in any University activity or program.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances (whether they involve physical touching or not), requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when:
[…]
3. Such conduct has the purpose and effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s academic or professional performance or creating a sexually intimidating, hostile, or offensive employment, educational or living environment, for example: displaying or circulating materials that demean or show hostility to a person because of the person’s gender.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

The Guidelines define sexual harassment as:
[…]
3) When such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with and individual’s
work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment.
Though the guidelines are based on a federal statute and apply only to sexual harassment in the workplace,
consistent with the State University of New York’s policy to ensure fair treatment to all individuals,
protection for students is to be provided by these same guidelines.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

By Law and SUNY policy, sexual harassment is defined as:
Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:
[…]
3. such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s welfare, academic or work performance, or creating an intimidating, hostile or demeaning learning or work environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

The Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has defined sexual harassment as: “Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when…
(3) such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive working environment.”

In an educational institution, these guidelines should be interpreted to apply not only to employees but also to students…

Definition

By August 28, 2013

d) Sexual Harassment is defined as follows: Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitutes sexual harassment when:
[…]
iii) Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with the individual’s performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive college environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

These definitions apply to any of the protected classes. Protected classes are defined as: race, sex, age, national origin, religion, marital status, disability and sexual orientation.
a) Intimidating verbal, written or symbolic communications or physical conduct that is abusive toward another individual based on direct or implied discrimination or harassment.
b) Verbal, written or symbolic communications that have the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s performance, or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive college environment.

Definition

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment consists of unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:
[…]
3) such conduct
substantially interferes with a student’s or employee’s work performance or creates an intimidating,
hostile, or offensive academic or working environment.