Sexual assault includes, but is not limited to the following: SEXUAL EXPLOITATION Sexual exploitation is an act or omission to act that involves taking non-consensual, unjust, humiliating, or abusive sexual advantage of another, either for his or her own advantage or to benefit or advantage anyone other than the Complainant.Examples of sexual exploitation include but are not limited to the following: STALKING Stalking is a pattern of repeated and unwanted attention, harassment, contact, or any other course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to fear for his or her safety, or the safety of others, or suffer substantial emotional distress.This includes cyber-stalking, a particular form of stalking in which electronic media such as the internet, social networks, blogs, cell phones, texts, or other similar devices or forms of contact are used to pursue, harass, or make unwelcome contact with another person.
Sexual misconduct seriously undermines the atmosphere of trust and respect that is essential to a healthy work and academic environment.The policy adopted by Wiley College attempts to sensitize, inform, and enforce a strict code of conduct for all members of the College community.RETALIATION Retaliation is defined as attempts or acts to seek retribution including, but not limited to, any form of intimidation, reprisal, harassment, or intent to prevent participation in College proceedings under this Policy.Retaliation may include continued abuse or violence, other harassment, and slander and libel. CONSENT Consent is an explicitly communicated, reversible mutual agreement in which all parties are capable of making a decision.The following further clarifies the meaning of consent: COERCION Consent is not effective if it results from the use or threat of physical force, intimidation, or coercion, or any other factor that would compromise an individual’s ability to exercise his or her own free will to choose whether or not to have sexual contact.
Coercion includes the use of pressure and/or oppressive behavior, including express or implied threats of harm or severe and/or pervasive emotional intimidation, which (a) places an individual in fear of immediate or future harm or physical injury or (b) causes a person to engage in unwelcome sexual activity.Employees found to be in violation of this policy shall be subject to disciplinary action which may include verbal or written reprimand, demotion, transfer, suspension or termination.This policy applies to all on-campus conduct, as well as any off-campus conduct that has an adverse impact on any member of the College community or the College.In addition, an individual is incapacitated if he or she demonstrates that they are unaware of where they are, how they got there, or why or how they became engaged in a sexual interaction.Where alcohol is involved, incapacitation is a state beyond drunkenness or intoxication.Failure to do so may result in disciplinary action, including possible dismissal. PROHIBITED CONDUCT AND DEFINITIONS The College expects all members of the Wiley community to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the Wiley College Mission Statement, Student Handbook, Employee Handbook, and the Faculty Handbook.