Sexual Harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Examples of sexual harassment include requests for sexual favors and other unwelcome verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature by any employee or student when:
- Submission of such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual’s employment or academic standing
- Submission to, or rejection of, such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for employment or academic decisions affecting that individual
- Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s performance, or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment.
The victim should use the student grievance procedure outlined in the student handbook and report the harassment to Mrs. Ramona George, Director of Adult Literacy & Education, 417-447-8861 or to Loren Lundstrum, Assistant Registrar, 417-447-8197.