University-wide Policies: 922 Policy Prohibiting Sexual Misconduct, Intimate Partner Violence, and Stalking

Category: Harassment Policies School: Indiana State University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: September 13, 2017

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922.5.1.1 Sexual harassment refers to the unwelcome imposition of sexual attention often in the context of a relationship of unequal power. The policy applies to men and women equally and encompasses both heterosexual and same sex harassment. Sexual harassment is any conduct, physical or verbal, that is sexual in nature and which has the effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s or a group’s educational or work performance, or which creates an intimidating, hostile, or abusive educational or work environment. It can include unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature made by someone from or in the workplace or educational setting.

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