- 14-2 Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment
- 14-3 Equal Opportunities in Education: Elimination of Discrimination Based on Gender
- 14-6 Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation
- 14-8 Consensual Relationships
- 17-2 Establishment of Equal Opportunity Employment Offices
- Resolution 9169 Endorsement of UW Initiatives to Reduce Sexual Violence
- Resolution 8963 Revision to Include Gender Identity or Expression in the University of Wisconsin System Regent Policy Documents on Non-Discrimination
- Resolution 1590 Divesting with Companies that Condone Discrimination
University Personnel Policies (UPS)
State of Wisconsin Statutes
- Wis. Stat. 36.12 Student Discrimination Prohibited
- Wis. Stat. 36.55 Reporting Employment Harassment and Discrimination Claims
- Wis. Stat. 111.31-111.395 Wisconsin Fair Employment Act
- Wis. Stat. 944 Crimes Against Sexual Morality
- Wis. Stat. 940.19 Battery; Substantial Battery; Aggravated Battery
- Wis. Stat. 940.225 Sexual Assault
- Wis. Stat. 940.32 Stalking
Administrative Code Provisions
- UWS 4 Procedures for Dismissal
- UWS 7 Dismissal of Faculty in Special Cases
- UWS 11 Dismissal of Academic Staff for Cause
- UWS 17 Student Nonacademic Disciplinary Procedures
Federal Law and Policies
- 42 USC § 2000e Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII
- 29 USC § 201 Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
- 42 USC §§ 13701-14040 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
- 20 USC § 1681 Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX)
- 20 USC § 1092(f) Clery Act (See the Reports page for University of Wisconsin System Institution Clery Reports.)
- 34 CFR Part 106 Title IX Implementing Regulation
Federal Attorney General Opinions
- 34 Op. Att’y Gen. (2010) Whether the Criminal Provisions of the Violence Against Women Act Apply to Otherwise Covered Conduct When the Offender and Victim are the Same Sex
Dear Colleague Letters
- “Dear Colleague” Letter, (Jan. 2001). Revised Sexual Harassment Guidance: Harassment of Students by School Employees, Other Students, or Third Parties.
- “Dear Colleague” Letter, (Sept. 13, 2004). Right to Freedom from Discrimination.
- “Dear Colleague” Letter, (Jan. 25, 2006). Revised Sexual Harassment Guidance
- “Dear Colleague” Letter, (Oct. 26, 2010). Obligation to Prevent Bullying.
- “Dear Colleague” Letter, (April 24, 2013). Prohibition on Retaliation.
- “Dear Colleague” Letter, (April 24, 2015). Title IX Coordinators
- “Dear Colleague” Letter, (Feb. 22, 2017). Office for Civil Rights Withdraws Title IX Guidance on Transgender Students.
- “Dear Colleague” Letter, (Sept. 22, 2017). Office for Civil Rights Withdraws Guidance on Sexual Violence.
- “Dear Colleague” Letter, (Sept. 22, 2017). Q&A on Campus Sexual Misconduct.
“Words or overt actions by a person who is competent to give informed consent indicating a freely given agreement to have sexual intercourse or sexual contact. A person is unable to give consent if the person is incapacitated because of drugs, alcohol, disabled physically or intellectually, or unconscious.” 940.224(4), Wis. Stats.
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