Prohibited Harassment: Definitions and Rules Governing the Conduct of UW-Madison Faculty and Academic Staff

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A member of the university faculty or academic staff is subject to discipline if, in a work or learning-related setting, he or she makes sexual advances, requests sexual favors, or makes physical contacts commonly understood to be of a sexual nature, and if

1.the conduct is unwanted by the person(s) to whom it is directed, and

2.the actor knew or a reasonable person could clearly have understood that the conduct was unwanted, and

3.because of its flagrant or repetitious nature, the conduct either

1.seriously interferes with work or learning performance of the person(s) to whom the conduct was directed, or

2.makes the university work, learning, or service environment intimidating or hostile, or demeaning to a person of average sensibilities.

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