Policy 4216: Harassment, Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct prohibits any form of sexual misconduct. Sexual misconduct includes, but is not limited to , behaviors often described as sexual harassment, sex or gender discrimination, sexual violence, rape, stalking, and relationship violence (including domestic violence and dating violence). It is a violation of policy and the law, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, to commit these acts or attempt to commit them. Sexual misconduct can occur in any sex or gender configuration regardless of sex and gender identity whether it be an employee or student.
Any employee or student who is found to have engaged in sexual misconduct shall be subject to appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal or expulsion and may be prosecuted under State law. This policy shall be applied without regard to the gender of the person involved.