Sexual Harassment Policy

I. Introduction
This policy incorporates and supplements the 1993 Statement on Sexual Harassment voted by the faculty and applies to all College employees, including faculty, trustee-appointed administrative and professional staff, and all other staff.

Sexual Harassment Policy

See the Amherst College Sexual Respect and Title IX site for additional information.

I. Introduction

This policy incorporates and supplements the 1993 Statement on Sexual Harassment voted by the faculty and applies to all College employees, including faculty, trustee-appointed administrative and professional staff, and all other staff.

Sexual Harassment Policy

I. Introduction
This policy incorporates and supplements the 1993 Statement on Sexual Harassment voted by the faculty and applies to all College employees, including faculty, trustee-appointed administrative and professional staff, and all other staff.

Sexual Harassment Policy

Definition of Sexual Harassment

In Massachusetts, the legal definition for sexual harassment is:

Sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when

(a) submission to or rejection of such advances, requests or conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of employment or as a basis for employment decisions;

or

President Martin’s Statement on Sexual Assault

October 18, 2012

Dear Members of the Amherst Community,

I write in response to the recent news about an incident of sexual violence and misconduct on the Amherst campus and to reports that the College has failed to treat similar incidents with adequate transparency or seriousness. A student’s first-person account in this week’s Amherst Student is horrifying—her rape, her painful efforts to deal with it on her own, and her subsequent experiences when she sought help on the campus.

Board of Trustees' Statement on Sexual Misconduct and Assault

October 20, 2012

To the Members of the Amherst College Community:

Amherst College is confronting one of the most serious challenges facing colleges and universities across the country—sexual misconduct and assault.  In the way that it responds to these issues, the College is committed to holding itself accountable to the highest possible standard.

Sexual Harassment Policy

Definition of Sexual Harassment

In Massachusetts, the legal definition for sexual harassment is:

Sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when

(a) submission to or rejection of such advances, requests or conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of employment or as a basis for employment decisions;

or