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Title IX Sexual Harassment: Definitions & Policy

Definition

"The making of unwanted and offensive sexual advances or of sexually offensive remarks or acts, especially by one in a superior or supervisory position."

The American Heritage College Dictionary

MC Policy

“Sexual harassment” means unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when (1) submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of a person’s employment or education; (2) submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for academic or employment decisions affecting said individual; or (3) such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s academic or work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or otherwise offensive working or educational environment.  

Personnel Policy 3.11
Sexual Harassment, Fraternization & Workplace Harassment