Marquette University Title IX Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct Policy

Category: Harassment Policies School: Marquette University Statement Rating: Red Last updated: October 17, 2017

Relevant excerpt

  1. SEXUAL HARASSMENT
    1. Unwelcome conduct that is of an implicitly or overtly sexual nature, or is based on a person’s actual or perceived sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
    2. Gender-based verbal or physical conduct that is sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive that it has the effect of unreasonably interfering with, denying, or limiting someone’s ability to participate in or benefit from the University’s education programs, employment and/or activities.

  1. Examples of prohibited harassment take a variety of forms and may include, but are not limited to, the following:
    1. Sexual advances, propositions, requests or pressure of any kind for sexual favors under any of the circumstances described above
    2. Sexually explicit, graphic, abusive, degrading, intimidating, or offensive jokes, comments, remarks, or gestures, under any of the circumstances described above
    3. Physical contact or intimidation under any of the circumstances described above
    4. Display, circulation, or communication of any sexually suggestive, explicit, graphic, or offensive objects, pictures, or materials of any kind, under any of the circumstances described above
    5. Epithets, slurs, negative stereotyping, or threatening, intimidating, or hostile acts that relate to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristic, or military status, or any other characteristics protected by this policy and/or law, under any of the circumstances described above.
    6. Placing on walls, bulletin boards, email, social networking websites, or elsewhere on the University’s premises graphic material that shows hostility or aversion to an individual or group (as listed above) because of an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristic, or military status or any other characteristics protected by this Policy and/or law, under any of the circumstances described in this section.

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