Student Handbook: Campus Life Policies- Hate Crimes and Bias-Motivated Incidents Policy

Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech School: Grinnell College Statement Rating: Red Last updated: February 21, 2017

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[A] bias-motivated incident … is an expression of hostility against a person, group, or property thereof because of such person’s (or group’s) identifying or perceived race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, and/or sexual orientation.

If the College’s investigation indicates that the alleged perpetrator(s) are Grinnell College students, the case may be brought to the College Hearing Board. For full information about the student conduct process, please visit the following link. Since these behaviors are not reflective of our Community Standards, student(s) found responsible for bias-related charges may face outcomes up to and including suspension, dismissal or degree withdrawal.

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