Title IX Office: Definitions- Sexual Harassment

Category: Harassment Policies School: University of Missouri at Kansas City Statement Rating: Green Last updated: February 22, 2017

Relevant excerpt

Sexual harassment is defined as:

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Other unwelcome verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature by a person to another person, 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 and objectively offensive that it interferes with, limits or denies the ability of an individual to participate in or benefit from educational programs or activities or employment access, benefits or opportunities.

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