(Interim Approval – 11th of August 2020)
STATEMENT OF INSTITUTIONAL PHILOSOPHY
Norwich University is committed to creating and maintaining a community in which all persons who participate in University programs and activities can work and/or learn together in an atmosphere free of sexual or gender based harassment, discrimination or other misconduct, and the University does not tolerate sexual or gender based misconduct as defined under this policy. Such forms of misconduct are also prohibited by state and/or federal law. It is the intention of the University to take prompt action to prevent the reoccurrence of behaviors that violate this policy.
SCOPE OF POLICY
This policy applies to faculty, staff, other employees and agents, students, and organizations receiving Norwich University funding, or that use the Norwich University name.
An individual who believes that he/she has been subjected to conduct that violates this policy is encouraged to file a complaint with the University. Such complaints will proceed independently from any additional criminal proceedings. University procedures and sanctions can be implemented regardless of when or if criminal charges are initiated or substantiated.