If there is variance between departmental or other policies and expectations and the common approach described in this College Policy, this Policy will control. SCOPE This Policy applies to students, faculty, staff, applicants for admission to or employment with the College, visitors or any third party who otherwise has some relationship with the College.The conduct prohibited by this Policy may be committed by any individual (or group) against any other individual (or group), regardless of such individual’s (or group’s) gender, perceived gender, gender identification, gender expression, sexual orientation, sexual preference, or sexual behavior in the past or present.
If a faculty or staff member has a question about whether to report conduct, they should err on the side of caution and confer with the Title IX Coordinator or a Deputy Title IX Coordinator.) A.
This is the controlling Policy at the College addressing gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual violence, as well as retaliation associated with any such prohibited conduct.
The College community should also be aware of the College’s Anti-Discrimination Policy and Procedures, which address discrimination on the basis of numerous other protected characteristics in accordance with federal, state and local law, as well as associated retaliation.
The College retains sole discretion to take appropriate action depending on the facts and circumstances of any particular situation and consistent with applicable law.
RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER POLICIES All financial and administrative policies involving community members across campus are within the scope of this Policy.