Sexual Harassment Defined

August 28, 2013

Unwelcome sexual advances, unwelcome requests for sexual favors, and other unwelcome verbal or physical behavior of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when: … Such conduct is reasonably regarded as offensive and has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with the educational or work opportunities of students, staff, faculty or colleagues, or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive educational or working environment. If it takes place in the teaching context, it must also be persistent, pervasive, and not germane to the subject matter.

Sexual Harassment Defined

August 28, 2013

Unwelcomed sexual advances, requests for sexual favor and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when … (3) such conduct has the purpose or
effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance or creating
an intimidating, hostile or offensive working or academic environment or the assignment of
better academic grades or favorable consideration for academic or social advancement.

sexual harassment defined

August 28, 2013

For the purposes of this policy, sexual harassment is defined, as in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Guidelines, as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when, for example: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s academic/work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive academic/work environment.

Sexual Harassment Defined

August 28, 2013

The use of any term or the commission of any act that is sexually derogatory or discriminatory will not be tolerated.

Sexual Harassment Defined

August 28, 2013

For the purposes of this
policy, sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome advances, request for special favors, and any other verbal, written, physical
or other conduct of a sexual nature when: … Such conduct would be objectively regarded by a reasonable person as substantially interfering with an individual’s ability to
learn or work or participate in University programs or activities by creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive school or work
environment even if the person engaging in the conduct does not intend to interfere, intimidate, or be hostile or offensive.
For purposes of this subparagraph 3, the conduct must be sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that it creates a hostile
or abusive educational or working environment. For a one-time incident to rise to the level of harassment, it must be severe.

Sexual Harassment Defined

August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment includes any of the following conduct:
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unwelcome sexual advances, touching, or propositions; continual verbal expression about an individual’s body; sexually degrading words used to describe an individual; the offensive display in the workplace or educational environment of sexual objects or pictures. Sexual harassment also includes other physical, verbal, or visual conduct based on gender when: (1) it has the natural effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance, or creating an intimidating, hostile, offensive, or abusive environment….