Student Handbook: Sexual Misconduct and Other Forms of Power-Based Personal Violence 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: Vanderbilt University Statement Rating: Green

Relevant excerpt

Definitions of sexual misconduct offenses: 

  • is unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature, that is
    • sufficiently severe, pervasive, or persistent (as determined using a reasonable person standard) such that
    • it interferes with, limits, or deprives a student of the ability to participate in or to receive benefits, services, or opportunities from the University’s educational programs or activities, and can be based on
      • power differentials,
      • the creation of a hostile environment,
      • or retaliation.

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