University of Missouri System Rules and Regulations: 600.020 Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct in Education/Employment Policy

Category: Harassment Policies School: Missouri University of Science and Technology Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: March 30, 2017

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Sexual Harassment. Sexual harassment is defined as:

  1. Unwelcome sexual advances or requests for sexual activity by a person or persons in a position of power or authority to another person; or
  2. Other unwelcome verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature or because of sex, pregnancy, gender identity, or gender expression when:

    (1) Submission to or rejection of such conduct is used explicitly or implicitly as a condition for academic or employment decisions; or
    (2) Such conduct creates a hostile environment by being sufficiently severe or pervasive or objectively offensive that it interferes with, limits or denies the ability to participate in or benefit from the University’s educational programs, activities, or employment.

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