What Is Sexual Misconduct?

Category: Harassment Policies School: Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: January 24, 2017

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Sexual Harassment – is unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature. It includes sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. It constitutes sexual harassment when submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual’s employment or education, unreasonably interferes with an individual’s work performance or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work or learning environment. Sexual violence is a form of sexual harassment.

Bullying – unwanted, aggressive conduct between persons that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time.

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