Policy on Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment and Other Forms of Interpersonal Violence

Category: Harassment Policies School: University of Mary Washington Statement Rating: Green Last updated: January 26, 2016

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Sexual or gender-based harassment is defined as gender‐based verbal or physical conduct that unreasonably interferes with or deprives someone of educational access, benefits, or opportunities.

Hostile Environment harassment includes any situation in which there is harassing conduct that is sufficiently severe, pervasive or persistent, and patently offensive, such that it alters the conditions of education or employment, from both a subjective (the alleged victim’s) and an objective (reasonable person’s) viewpoint.

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