Harassment of any member of the University community is prohibited.
a. Definition of harassment. “Harassment” means intentional conduct, including speech, directed toward an identifiable person or persons that is sufficiently severe, pervasive, or persistent that it interferes with work, educational performance, on-campus living, or participation in a University activity on or off campus.
b. Conduct that constitutes a protected exercise of an individual’s rights under the First Amendment to the United States Constitution (and related principles of academic freedom) shall not be deemed a violation of this policy.