Student Life Rules -Sexual Harassment 04-05

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47.1 Definition of Sexual Harassment


Sexual harassment occurs when a person is the recipient of conduct of a sexual nature where:


47.1.3 Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's welfare, academic or work performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile, offensive or demeaning education or work environment.

47.2 Examples of Prohibited Behavior

Prohibited acts that constitute sexual harassment may take a variety of forms. Examples of the kinds of conduct that may constitute sexual harassment include, but are not limited to:

47.2.1 Repeated unwelcome sexual propositions, invitations, solicitations and flirtations.

47.2.3 Repeated and pervasive unwelcome verbal expressions of a sexual nature, including graphic sexual commentaries about a person's body, dress, appearance or sexual activities; the unwelcome use of sexually degrading language, jokes or innuendoes; unwelcome suggestive or insulting sounds or whistles; obscene gestures.

47.2.4 Unwanted exposure to sexual graffiti, photographs, electronically transmitted images or suggestive objects that substantially interferes with an individual's welfare, academic or work performance.

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