Student Handbook: Community Standards of Behavior- Bias-Based Incidents

Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech School: University of Rhode Island Statement Rating: Red Last updated: September 28, 2017

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A bias-based incident is one which has a negative effect on an individual or group and which is based on or motivated by bias against race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, disability or age. The incident is experienced as hurtful by one or many and may involve harassment, the creation of a hostile environment, property damage, verbal threats of violence, or physical violence. The incident may or may not involve breaches of university policies or state or federal law.

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