of the campus community must act out of Christian charity and mutual respect to establish
an atmosphere of trust, without which there is no community. Respect for others is founded
upon observing reasonable community and societal standards of conduct and interaction.
The effect of words and actions on third parties must also be considered. In an atmosphere
of intellectual inquiry it is expected that students will be respectful and civil in discourse
and discussion with those whose opinions they do not share. The University is particularly
concerned that its members show respect for others regardless of race, creed, gender,
disability, sexual orientation, or nationality and avoid all forms of offensive and harassing