Student Handbook: Sexual Misconduct Policy

Category: Harassment Policies School: Keene State College Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: June 28, 2017

Relevant excerpt

Sexual Harassment – sexual harassment may take the form of unwelcome sexual advances, graffiti, jokes, pranks, slurs, insults, threats, vandalism, assignment of unpleasant duties, or even physical assault which serves to interfere with a person’s work or academic life.

Federal and state laws define harassing behavior as occurring when:

  • Such contact has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance or creating a hostile or offensive working or academic environment;
  • Submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for employment or academic decisions affecting that individual; or
  • Submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual’s employment or academic work.

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