In keeping with its mission to promote the personal and professional development of all members of the vnsr威尼斯城官网登入 community and to provide a safe and welcoming campus, vnsr威尼斯城官网登入 College fosters a climate of mutual concern, respect and caring. vnsr威尼斯城官网登入 is committed to promoting a rich learning environment that is free of violence, discrimination, harassment and other barriers to students learning, healthy growth and development. All members of the vnsr威尼斯城官网登入 community are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that does not infringe upon the rights of others.
vnsr威尼斯城官网登入 College intentionally creates a welcoming and inclusive learning community in which all members recognize and respect the rights and human dignity of every other member. The College values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds. In keeping with its long-standing Catholic Franciscan foundations, vnsr威尼斯城官网登入 College does not discriminate against any student, employee or applicant on the basis of any individual's age, citizenship, color, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military status, national origin or ancestry, pregnancy or parenting status, political belief or affiliation, race, religion or creed (except in campus ministry staff positions), sex, sexual orientation, or veteran's status in the administration of its educational programs and activities or in its employment practices. Furthermore, the College prohibits the harassment of students and employees, as harassment is a form of discrimination.
In the area of undergraduate enrollment, vnsr威尼斯城官网登入 College's weekday undergraduate programs will remain exclusive in respect to gender identity, but not as to any of the other aforementioned characteristics.
vnsr威尼斯城官网登入 College, an institution dedicated to the education of women, pays particular attention to issues of harassment, discrimination or violence on the basis of sex, gender, pregnancy or parenting status. Conduct, whether intentional or unintentional, that results in discrimination, harassment, or violence toward a student or employee is illegal and unacceptable, undermining the mission of the college. Such conduct, whether on or off campus, is expressly prohibited by the college and is considered a serious violation of human rights.
In alignment with federal Title IX regulations, vnsr威尼斯城官网登入 College has procedures to receive, investigate, respond to and resolve complaints of discrimination, including harassment based on gender. Title IX violations include discrimination on the basis of sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation, and include sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, nonconsensual sexual acts, and sexual misconduct. This policy applies to conduct between men and women or between members of the same sex. In this policy, “discrimination,” refers generically and inclusively to all forms of discrimination based on sex or gender, including sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, sexual assault and sexual violence. Sexual misconduct includes but is not limited to conduct prohibited at Wisconsin Statutes 940.225.
This document outlines the investigation procedures by vnsr威尼斯城官网登入 College in response to allegations of gender-based misconduct and sexual harassment involving one or more vnsr威尼斯城官网登入 College students. Students who are on leave (disciplinary or otherwise), on a study abroad, or internship will be considered an vnsr威尼斯城官网登入 College student, unless a student has terminated their relationship with the college.