Code of Student Conduct: Sexual Harassment Policy 05-06

Category: Harassment Policies, Statement School: Statement Rating: Not Rated Last updated: December 15, 2013

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Sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other speech or conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when:
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2. Such speech or conduct is directed against another and is either abusive or severely humiliating or persists despite the objection of the person targeted by the speech or conduct; or



3. Such speech or conduct is reasonably regarded as offensive and substantially impairs the academic or work opportunity of students, colleagues, or coworkers. If it takes place in the teaching context, it must also be persistent, pervasive, and not germane to the subject matter. The academic setting is distinct from the workplace in that wide latitude is required for professional judgment in determining the appropriate content and presentation of academic material.

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