Policy Statement on Non-Discrimination and Harassment

By August 28, 2013

The following are examples of behaviors that may constitute harassment/discrimination under this policy. This is not an exhaustive list:
jokes, comments or innuendoes that make fun of, denigrate or are based on an individual’s or group’s protected class status;
epithets or slurs based on an individual’s or group’s protected class status;
objects, posters, cartoons or pictures which make fun of, denigrate or are based on an individual’s orgroup’s protected class status whether directed to an individual, placed on University premises or displayed or circulated on campus;
displaying, sending, forwarding, downloading or otherwise distributing materials via internet, computer, or e-mail that make fun of, denigrate or are based on protected class status;
other verbal or physical conduct that denigrates orshows hostility or aversion towards an individual orgroup based on protected class status.

Policy Statement on Non-Discrimination and Harassment

By August 28, 2013

The following are examples of behaviors that may constitute harassment/discrimination under this policy. This is not an exhaustive list:
jokes, comments or innuendoes that make fun of, denigrate or are based on an individual’s or group’sprotected class status;
epithets or slurs based on an individual’s or group’s protected class status;
objects, posters, cartoons or pictures which make fun of, denigrate or are based on an individual’s or group’s protected class status whether directed to an individual, placed on University premises or displayed or circulated on campus;
displaying, sending, forwarding, downloading or otherwise distributing materials via internet, computer, or e-mail that make fun of, denigrate or are based on protected class status;
other verbal or physical conduct that denigrates or shows hostility or aversion towards an individual or group based on protected class status.

Policy Statement on Non-Discrimination and Harassment

By August 28, 2013

Sexual Harassment
Sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:
3. such conduct has the purpose or effect of interfering unreasonably with an individual’s work or academic performance or creating an intimidating or hostile educational, living, or working environment.
Note: Employment decisions include, but are not limited to, hiring, firing, salary increases, promotions, performance evaluations, and professional or academic advancement.

Policy Statement on Non-Discrimination and Harassment

By August 28, 2013

Under this policy, harassment is any verbal or physical conduct that denigrates or shows hostility or aversion toward an individual because of her/his race, color, ancestry, religious creed, gender, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, Vietnam Era veteran, qualified special, disabled veteran or other eligible veteran status or any other category protected by law that: 1) has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment in which to work, study or live; 2) has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with a person’s education or work performance; or 3) otherwise adversely affects a person’s employment or educational opportunities.

Policy Statement on Non-Discrimination and Harassment

By August 28, 2013

The following are examples of behaviors that may constitute harassment/discrimination under this policy. This is not an exhaustive list:
jokes, comments or innuendoes that make fun of, denigrate or are based on an individual’s or group’s protected class status;
epithets or slurs based on an individual’s or group’s protected class status;
objects, posters, cartoons or pictures which make fun of, denigrate or are based on an individual’s orgroup’s protected class status whether directed to an individual, placed on University premises or displayed or circulated on campus;
displaying, sending, forwarding, downloading or otherwise distributing materials via internet, computer, or e-mail that make fun of, denigrate or are based on protected class status;
other verbal or physical conduct that denigrates or shows hostility or aversion towards an individual orgroup based on protected class status.

Policy Statement on Non-Discrimination and Harassment

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:
3. such conduct has the purpose or effect of interfering unreasonably with an individual’s work or academic performance or creating an intimidating or hostile educational, living, or working environment.

Policy Statement on Non-Discrimination and Harassment

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment includes but is not limited to:
unwelcome sexual conduct toward an individual, including offensive comments, touching or sexual propositions;
leering, making sexual gestures, touching, patting, pinching, rubbing, impeding or blocking movements, displaying of sexually suggestive objects, pictures, cartoons or posters, suggestive or obscene letters or e-mails, notes, invitations or gifts;
making or using derogatory comments, epithets, slurs or jokes with a sexual content;
persistent unsolicited and unwelcome invitations for dates, encounters, or pressure to engage in sexual activity of an implied or explicit nature;
persistent inappropriate and unwelcome questions asked about personal life;
comments to, or about, any individual or her/his appearance that are sexually graphic or would otherwise tend to be degrading;
displaying, sending, forwarding, downloading or otherwise distributing sexual materials via internet, computer or e-mail; or
taking or failing to take personnel action as a reprisal against any individual for rejecting sexual advances.