Gender Based Misconduct Policy

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Gender-Based Harassment: Verbal and nonverbal acts used to create intimidation, hostility or humiliation based upon one’s gender that has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s academic performance or learning environment. Gender-based harassment may include:

b. Sexual Harassment: Unwelcomed conduct of a sexual nature including unwelcomed sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal, non-verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:

i. Sufficiently serious, pervasive, or persistent as to create and intimidating, hostile, humiliating, demeaning or sexually offense working, academic, residential or social environment under both an objective (a reasonable person’s view) and subjective (the complainant’s view) standard; or

ii. Submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition for employment decisions or academic decisions.

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