Definitions

By August 28, 2013

Acts considered to constitute sexual harassment include, but are not limited to, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … the purpose or the effect of such conduct is to substantially interfere with the affected individual’s work performance or academic performance or to create an intimidating, hostile or offensive work or educational environment.

Definitions

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment includes such behavior as unwelcome or forced sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, psychological, and/or physical conduct of a sexual nature directed toward employees, students, or applicants, particularly when any of the following circumstances are present: …
Such conduct has the purpose or effect of interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance or which creates an intimidating, demeaning, hostile, or offensive residential, work, or academic environment.

Definitions

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment is one of the oldest forms of sex discrimination. It is defined by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as 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 or academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive work or academic environment.

definitions

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment includes, but is not limited to, physical or verbal abuse of a sexual nature including
graphic commentaries about an individual’s body, sexually degrading remarks used to describe an
individual, or unwelcome propositions and physical advances of a sexual nature.

Definitions

By August 28, 2013

13. The term “harassment” means physical, verbal, or written conduct related to an individual’s disability, ethnic background, gender, race, religion, or sexual orientation that interferes with the person’s academic or work performance and social interaction at the University. Student harassment occurs when the student’s conduct (a) unreasonably interferes with a person’s work or educational performance or (b) creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment for working, learning, or social interaction at the University.

Definitions

By August 28, 2013

A. Conduct of Sexual Nature

Conduct of a sexual nature may include, but is not limited to, verbal or physical sexual advances, including subtle pressure for sexual activity; touching, pinching, patting, or brushing against; comments regarding physical or personality characteristics of a sexual nature; sexually-oriented “kidding,” “teasing,” double entendres, and jokes, and any harassing conduct to which an employee or student would not be subjected but for such employee’s or student’s sex.

B. Unwelcome Conduct of a Sexual Nature

1. Verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature may constitute sexual harassment when the allegedly harassed employee or student has indicated, by his or her conduct, that it is unwelcome.