It is the policy of Green Mountain College that no member of the College community may sexually harass another. Sexual harassment includes, but is not limited to: blatant and overt acts such as unwanted or unwarranted touching, bribery, demands for sexual favors, threats of physical and/or emotional harm, exposing one's self, undue attention, unwanted embraces or bodily contact, sexual gestures, or verbal abuse. Sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when:
1. such advances or requests are made under circumstances implying that one's response might affect educational or personnel decisions that are subject to the influence of the person making the proposal; or
2. such speech or conduct is directed against another and is either abusive or severely humiliating, or persists despite the objection of the person targeted by the speech or conduct; or
3. such speech or conduct is reasonably regarded as offensive and substantially impairs the academic or work opportunity of students, colleagues, or co-workers; (or)
4. the behavior may be an unwanted series of events or an unwanted single encounter that causes a reasonable individual worry, trouble, or concern.