Catalog: Policies and Procedures- Responding to Hate Crimes and Bias-Related Incidents

Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech School: East Tennessee State University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: June 15, 2015

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Bias-related incidents are those that constitute an expression of hostility against the person or property of another because of the targeted person’s race, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age or disability and yet are not criminal acts. ETSU’s Policy On Sexual, Racial, and Other Harassment defines bias-related incidents “as any person’s conduct which unreasonably interferes with an employee’s or student’s status or performance by creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or educational environment.”

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