Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Policy

Policy Statement

IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE CRISIS CALL 911

It is the policy of the Council on Postsecondary Education (“CPE”), its constituent institutions of higher education (specifically, the University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College, the Community College of Rhode Island) and the Office of Postsecondary Commissioner (collectively referred to as the “Covered Entities”) to prohibit all forms of unlawful sexual harassment and sexual violence, as those terms are defined herein.

Purpose and Goals of Policy

  • Defines the types of conduct that will be considered to be prohibited sexual harassment, sexual assault and sexual violence at the Covered Entities;
  • Provides examples of such prohibited conduct;
  • Sets forth the mandatory and discretionary reporting obligations and procedures pertaining to such conduct that is witnessed, experienced or learned about by, or reported to, employees of the Covered Entities.

Provides a list of contacts, and internal and external resources, available to individuals who experience or witness acts of sexual harassment, sexual assault and sexual violence or who have questions relating to those subjects…

Adobe PDFRead the full policy.

Helpful Quick Links

This page contains content in PDF format. You must have the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this content, click here to download it for free.

Page last updated: Wednesday, November 4, 2015