Catalog: Policies and Procedures- Sexual Racial and Other Harassment

Category: Harassment Policies School: East Tennessee State University Statement Rating: Green Last updated: June 15, 2015

Relevant excerpt

Generally, sexual harassment may be defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when one of the following criteria is met:

  • submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly as a term or condition of the individual’s employment or of the individual’s status in a program, course, or activity;
  • submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as a basis for employment decisions, a criterion for evaluation, or a basis for academic or other decisions affecting such individual;
  • such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance or educational experience, or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work or educational environment.

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