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University of Louisville
 OFFICIAL
UNIVERSITY
ADMINISTRATIVE
 POLICY
 
 
University Administrators, Faculty, Staff, and Students
 
POLICY NAME
Sexual Harassment
EFFECTIVE DATE
September 27, 1999
POLICY NUMBER
PER-1.02
 
POLICY STATEMENT
Sexual harassment is a form of illegal sex discrimination and is barred by university policy.
 
RELATED INFORMATION

 

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.
 
 
HISTORY
 
Revision Date(s): 
Reviewed Date(s):  March 8, 2016
 
ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY
 
Sr. VP for Finance and Administration and CFO/COO
 
RESPONSIBLE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT/DIVISION
 
Human Resources
1980 Arthur Street
Phone:  502-852-3167
Email: hrhelp@louisville.edu
The University Policy and Procedure Library is updated regularly.  In order to ensure a printed copy of this document is current, please access it online at http://louisville.edu/policies.