Questions relating to the information in each chapter of the Policies and Procedures Manual should be directed to the office issuing the chapter. Kansas State University is committed to maintaining academic, housing, and work environments that are free of discrimination, harassment, and sexual harassment. Discrimination based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military status, or veteran status is prohibited. Retaliation against a person for reporting or objecting to discrimination or harassment or for participating in an investigation or other proceeding is a violation of this Policy, whether or not discrimination or harassment occurred. This Policy is not intended for, and will not be used to, infringe on academic freedom or to censor or punish students, faculty, employees, or staff who exercise their legitimate First Amendment rights. This Policy covers discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment, and retaliation occurring on campus, or otherwise within the context of University education programs and activities, whether those are on campus or off campus. It applies to persons who are on campus or who otherwise participate in or attempt to participate in the University education programs and activities as further defined herein , such as employees, students, applicants for employment or admission, contractors, vendors, visitors, and guests. The term applies to all activity that occurs on campus or on other property owned or occupied by the University.
Sexual Misconduct, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking
The University is committed to maintaining a learning environment for its students that is free from sexual misconduct. Further, the University shall take reasonable steps to prevent sexual misconduct from occurring. Steps will include: affirmatively raising the subject and expressing strong disapproval thereof; developing appropriate sanctions against; informing faculty, staff, and students of their rights; and developing methods to sensitize all concerned.
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Effective August 14, , the University will implement the specific procedural requirements described below to address complaints of sexual harassment as defined under Title IX. These procedures apply equally to both parties, whether the party is a University student, faculty, staff member or other individual participating or seeking to participate in a University education program or activity. Parties to a matter are encouraged to contact the Title IX Coordinator directly with any questions or concerns regarding the application of these procedures or rights contained herein.
This Policy references other University policies which may be implicated in University disciplinary procedures related to conduct that falls outside the scope of this Policy. Penn State is committed to equal access to programs, facilities, admission and employment for all persons. Title IX is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in public and private educational institutions that receive Federal funds.
Because Penn State is a recipient of Federal funds, the University must fully comply with the provisions of Title IX and its regulations. The University will provide regular, mandatory training for all University employees related to issues covered under this Policy. All University employees will be required to complete Title IX training within the first 30 days of employment at the University.
In addition, all University employees will be required to complete an annual Compliance Training as a reminder of reporting requirements and procedures. The University will publish training materials on titleix. All students, faculty, staff, affiliates, and other individuals participating or attempting to participate in University programs and activities are subject to this Policy. This Policy applies to conduct which occurs within the United States, either on Penn State property or off campus in a Penn State-sanctioned education program or activity.
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This policy applies to all Members of the University Community, including employees, students, affiliates, affiliate faculty, volunteers, contractors, vendors, customers, visitors to the university, and participants in a University-sponsored program or activity. Discrimination on basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law is addressed in University Policy Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment.
Boise State University is committed to maintaining a working and learning environment in which all Members of the University Community are treated with dignity and respect.
For example, dating, romantic, sexual etc. which is consensual. Ethics Statement policy and the conflict of interest procedure.
Rutgers University professors are prohibited from having romantic relationships with graduate students in their departments — and all undergraduates — under a sweeping new policy created in response to concerns about sexual harassment on campus, school officials said. Under the new policy :. Couples who are currently in a relationship in violation of the new policy must apply to a university chancellor for an exemption within 30 days, campus officials said. Married couples — such as a professor in one department and a spouse taking undergraduate classes in another department — will also have to apply for exemptions.
Those who violate the policy could, potentially, lose their jobs. But they are trying to protect students on a campus where professors, deans and other officials can hold a lot of power. It is unclear how many Rutgers faculty members and students are already in romantic relationships or how many might apply for an exemption under the new policy. Some of the students said they had difficulty reporting the alleged harassment because the professors had the power to derail their graduate studies or future careers.
Discrimination and Harassment
As a public institution, we are dedicated to maintaining strong internal policies. We also actively engage with changes in government policy by making regular higher education and research policy submissions, across a wide range of issues. As a public institution, we have a rigorous and robust policy framework under the jurisdiction of the Policy Management Unit in the Office of the General Counsel.
The Policy Register contains documents on topics such as health and safety, community relations, infrastructure and procurement. The Policy Register does not contain course resolutions, faculty resolutions and other documents relating to the academic governance of individual faculties or University schools and their courses.
assault, sexual violence, dating and relationship violence, stalking, and retaliation fall under the Longwood. University Sexual Misconduct Policy. Students found.
DVSA or Dating Violence Sexual Assault Coalition for Change is a group that consists of students, staff, faculty, and community partners to discuss and plan ways to fight and raise awareness of sexual assault and dating violence on our campus. This Coalition meets monthly and invites any and all who want to get involved. Mission: To coordinate efforts by groups on campus in providing education and training programs promoting awareness and prevention in interpersonal violence and sexual assault.
Vision: To cast a wide net on campus and get student populations involved in action to promote a safer environment for the campus community. I hope my participation promotes awareness and inspires others to speak up about issues of violence. We can’t be blind to the issue if we’re going to fix it. No matter the situation, every person deserves to be acknowledged even if it’s just saying hi. This saying has a lot of meaning to me because it is a goal for me to live by and be an example of.
We each contribute to making UAA better. It is up to us, the individuals, to unconditionally accept and support each other through our pain. I need them to know I care. I need them to know that they’re not alone. I need them to know that they have a community who believes in their success! A future where derogatory language and senseless violence are nonexistent.
[Interim] University Policy 1-012: University Non-discrimination Policy.
Sexual misconduct, Retaliation, and other conduct prohibited under this Policy will not be tolerated and will be subject to disciplinary action. The University encourages you to promptly report incidents that could constitute violations of this Policy to the Title IX Coordinator or as outlined in Section 3. Constitutionally protected expression cannot be considered Sexual Misconduct under this Policy. This Policy applies to all University administrators, faculty, staff, students, and third parties within the University’s control, including visitors and applicants for admission or employment.
It applies to conduct that occurs on University owned or controlled premises, in an education program or activity including University sponsored or supported events, buildings owned or controlled by student organizations officially recognized by the University, or off campus when the conduct potentially affects a person’s education or employment with the University or potentially poses a risk of harm to members of the University community.
This Policy applies to all University administrators, faculty, staff, students, and the date(s), time(s), and location(s) of alleged conduct known by the University at.
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The University of Chicago is a community of scholars dedicated to research, academic excellence, and the pursuit and cultivation of learning. Members of the University community cannot thrive unless each is accepted as an autonomous individual and is treated without regard to characteristics irrelevant to participation in the life of the University. Freedom of expression is vital to our shared goal of the pursuit of knowledge and should not be restricted by a multitude of rules.
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UIC prohibits and will not tolerate sexual misconduct of or by students, employees, patients, applicants for enrollment or employment, or others in its education programs or activities. UIC will take prompt and fair action to eliminate such conduct, prevent its recurrence, and remedy its effects. Employees and students in violation of this policy may face sanctions up to and including termination or expulsion. The Office for Access and Equity, through its Title IX Coordinator, has the authority to conduct investigations, and then make recommendations in accordance with the relevant University policies for students, employees, patients, applicants, or visitors.
All employees are considered to be responsible employees with the responsibility to report sexual misconduct to the Title IX Coordinator. Employees who are exempted from this reporting requirement are professional or pastoral counselors who provide work-related mental-health counseling, campus advocates who provide confidential victim assistance, and employees who are otherwise prohibited by law from disclosing information received in the course of providing professional care and treatment.
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A number of colleges and universities banned faculty-undergraduate dating or otherwise shored up their consensual relationship policies after the Education Department published a reminder letter about sexual harassment liability, in Other institutions had adopted such policies earlier. And while many involved in or affected by these decisions support them as preventing potential abuse, others remain critical of policing connections between consenting adults.
It recognises that there may be occasions when staff members or students (or prospective students) Purpose. The purpose of this policy is to ensure that the correct procedure is followed so that members of staff Next review date: February.
If there is a conflict between Appalachian Policy — Sex-Based Misconduct Policy and this policy for the statuses and conduct referenced in this subsection, then Appalachian Policy — Sex-Based Misconduct Policy shall be controlling. Conduct based on an individual’s Protected Status that is an unlawful or otherwise prohibited preference for, or detrimental treatment of, one individual compared to other individuals.
The conduct must be sufficiently serious to unreasonably interfere with or limit:. Communication or conduct e. Classes of people who receive certain protections under applicable federal and state law, and UNC System policies, because of their age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex including pregnancy , sexual orientation, or veteran status. Any adverse action against an individual, or an individual’s spouse, partner, or other person with a close personal relation, for: a making or supporting a claim of Discrimination or Harassment, b opposing any Discrimination or Harassment, c participating in the reporting, investigation, or resolution of alleged violation s under this policy, or d otherwise engaging in a protected activity under this policy or other associated University policies.
Examples of Retaliation include intimidation, threats, coercion, or adverse employment or educational actions. Retaliation may be found even when an underlying report or complaint made in good faith was not substantiated. All members of the Appalachian community are prohibited from engaging in Discrimination, Harassment, or Retaliation collectively, “Prohibited Conduct”.