USD Public Safety: Hate Crimes and Bias Incidents 09-10

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A bias incident is conduct that is motivated, in whole or in part, because of the victim’s actual or perceived disability, gender, nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation. Examples of bias incidents include dissemination of racist flyers, defacing of a student organization flyer, name-calling, and other similar conduct that is motivated by the actual or perceived protected status of a person or a group. A student, group of students, student organization or employee found to have violated such policies is subject to appropriate disciplinary action up to and including separation from the university.

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