Title IX: Sexual Assault/Misconduct Brochure

Category: Harassment Policies School: Western Kentucky University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: November 28, 2016

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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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