Affirmative Action Office

Contact Information:
Dawn Norcross
Affirmative Action Officer/Assistant Director of Human Resources
 
Miller Building, Room 301
Phone: 607-753-2302
 
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

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What is Sexual Harassment?

Sexual Harassment in the Employment Setting is defined as:

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when any of the following occurs: 

  • Submission to such conduct is made a term or condition of an individual’s continued employment, promotion, or other condition of employment.
  • Submission to or rejection of such conduct is used as a basis for employment decisions affecting an employee or job applicant.
  • Such conduct is intended to interfere, or results in interference, with an employee’s work performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

 Sexual Harassment in the Educational Setting is defined as:

Unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature.  Sexual harassment can include unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, nonverbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature.  Sexual harassment of a student denies or limits, on the basis of sex, the student’s ability to participate in or to receive benefits, services, or opportunities in the educational institution’s program.