Pol-Sexual Harassment

policy Sexual Harassment modified Fri Jan 31 2020 10:23:40 GMT-0500 (Eastern Standard Time)

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University of Louisville

OFFICIAL
UNIVERSITY
ADMINISTRATIVE
POLICY

POLICY NAME

Sexual Harassment

EFFECTIVE DATE

September 27, 1999

POLICY NUMBER

PER-1.02

POLICY APPLICABILITY

This policy applies to University Administrators, Faculty, Staff, and Students.

POLICY STATEMENT

Sexual harassment is a form of illegal sex discrimination and is barred by university policy. 

DEFINITIONS

Sexual harassment is defined as follows:

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when:

  1. Submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual's employment or participation in a University-sponsored educational program or activity;
  2. Submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for employment or academic decisions affecting such individual; or
  3. Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's employment or academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or educational environment.


ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY

Associate Vice President for Human Resources

RESPONSIBLE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT/DIVISION

Human Resources
1980 Arthur Street
Phone:  502-852-6258
Email: hrhelp@louisville.edu

HISTORY

Revision Date(s):  

Reviewed Date(s):  March 8, 2016


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