Definitions/Examples

By August 28, 2013

The following is a non-exhaustive list of actions that may constitute sexual harassment:
A demand for sexual favors accompanied by implied threats about the person’s employment or academic status, or implied promises of preferential treatment;
Persistent, unwelcome flirtation, requests for dates, advances or propositions of a sexual nature;
Unwanted touching such as patting, pinching, hugging or repeated brushing against an individual’s body;
Repeated degrading or insulting comments that demean an individual’s sexuality or sex;
Unwarranted displays of sexually suggestive objects or pictures; or
Sexual assault.

Definitions/Examples

By August 28, 2013

Workplace violence is any behavior that is violent, threatens violence, coerces, harasses or intimidates others, interferes with an individual’s legal 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 yelling, using profanity,
verbally abusing others, or waving arms and fists).