Discrimination Response System

Relevant excerpt

Bias – for the purpose of this process we define the term “Bias” as an act or behavior motivated by the offender(s) pre-formed negative opinion or attitude toward facets of another person(s)’ identity. An incident of bias may occur whether the act is intentional or unintentional. An act of bias may be directed toward an individual or group. Bias may contribute to creating an unsafe, hostile and/or an unwelcoming environment for another person(s). For Florida State University, an incident of bias is an act that directly violates any of the tenets of The Seminole Creed.

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