Sexual Harassment. Sexual harassment is defined as:
- Unwelcome sexual advances or requests for sexual activity by a person or persons in a position of power or authority to another person; or
- 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.