Sexual Misconduct: Definitions and Policies

Category: Harassment Policies School: Haverford College Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: March 10, 2017

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Sexual harassment is unwelcome conduct that is sexual in nature. Sexual harassment can include unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, nonverbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … Such conduct is sufficiently severe, pervasive and objectively offensive as to have the effect of creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment sufficient to deny an individual educational benefits or participation in activities at the institution (hostile environment).

Policy statement: Haverford prohibits sexual harassment of any kind. Sexual harassment as defined above is a violation of Haverford’s community standards and, as such, is unacceptable. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that is specifically prohibited by Title IX.

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