Gender-Based Misconduct and Title IX Policy & Protocol

Relevant excerpt

As prohibited by applicable University of Akron rules and policies, sexual harassment is unwelcome sexual, sex‐based, and/or gender‐based verbal, written, electronic, and/or physical conduct that unreasonably interferes with an individual’s work or educational experience or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working, educational or residential environment. Sexual Harassment includes but is not limited to: …

Hostile Environment

Sexual, sex based, and/or gender‐based verbal, written, electronic, and/or or physical conduct that a reasonable person would consider severe or pervasive and that unreasonably interferes with, denies, or limits an individual’s ability to participate in or benefit from the University’s educational programs, employment, and activities, or creates a hostile or offensive work, educational, or campus residential environment.

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