Student Handbook: Responsibility of the University to Its Members

Category: Harassment Policies School: Wesleyan University Statement Rating: Red Last updated: December 6, 2017

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It is the responsibility of every member of the University to respect the rights and privileges of all others in the University as enumerated below. …

2. Protection from discrimination and abuse:
a.Wesleyan University is fully committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
b. Also prohibited is any form of discriminatory harassment performed by a member or members of the University against any other individual or groups. Discriminatory harassment may include any action or statement intended to insult, stigmatize, or degrade an individual or group on the basis of the categories of discrimination listed in 2a.

7. The right to abstain from performing acts and the right to be protected against actions that may be harmful to the health or emotional stability of the individual or that degrade the individual or infringe upon his/her personal dignity.

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