Title IX: Sexual Assault/Misconduct Brochure

Category: Harassment Policies School: Western Kentucky University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: October 25, 2017

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Sexual Misconduct/Assault Defined

Examples include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Unwelcome physical contact such as touching;
  • Persistent, unwelcome requests for sexual contact;
  • Requests for romantic or sexual contact from someone who grades, advises, or supervises you;
  • Sexualized behavior accompanied by promise of reward or threat of harm;
  • Unwelcome sexual remarks about a person’s clothing, body, sex, or sexual orientation;
  • Offensive sexual questions, jokes, and stories;
  • Display of sexually offensive posters, pictures, words, or messages;
  • Introduction of sexual explicit material into the classroom or workplace without an educational or work-related purpose;
  • Sexual violence or rape;
  • Retaliation for making a complaint of sexual misconduct.

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