3.52 – Inappropriate Relationships

Professional conduct is to be demonstrated at all times by all faculty and staff members. Actual conflicts or the appearance of conflicts of interest of any type must be avoided.

Amorous relationships including sexual or romantic interactions with subordinate students or subordinate employees shall be considered a conflict of interest and are not acceptable. Consensual behavior is not a validation. Sexual activity on College property is inappropriate.

Employees engaged in conduct as previously described are subject to disciplinary procedures. Such actions may or may not be considered to be sexual harassment as outlined in policy 3.40 Sexual Harassment.