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Campus Climate

We all have a responsibility to keep the campus friendly, safe, and ethical.

The full report on Climate for Diversity at Cornell: Student Experiences (2014).

The Association of American Universities spring 2015  survey on sexual assault and sexual misconduct.

November 2015 Senate meeting presentations:

Sexual Assault:   Proposed Revisions to Policy 6.4 – Adjudication Procedures – John Siliciano, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Interim Senior Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education & Carol Grumbach, Director, Academically Engaged Learning and Special Assistant to the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs (30 min)

Resolution on Romantic & Sexual Relations with StudentsCurrent Policy; Elizabeth Regan, Academic Freedom & Professional Status of Faculty Chair (AFPS) (45 min) Slides

Transcript of the November 2o15 Senate meeting.

Synopsis of how the Senate voted on the recommendations by the Committee:

 Topic Approve Disapprove
 Guidelines for Ugrad/Faculty Relationships  40%  58%
 Guidelines for Grad/Faculty Relationships  52%  46%
 Guidelines for  Disclosure of Relationships  40%  60%
 Guidelines for Conflict Resolution 25%  74%


This year the Academic Freedom and Professional Status the Faculty Committee and the Senate will be interacting with the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly on this resolution:

GPSA Resolution 7: Supervisor-Student Relationships

See also the appendix in the AFPS Committee annual report for 2016.

Likewise, there will be work with the Student Assembly on this resolution:

SA Resolution 57: Towards a More Inclusive Learning Experience

SA Resolution 57: Appendix

Part of this will revolve around training and learning opportunities.

Some Related Documents from Central HR:

Your Rights and Responsibilities

A Guide to Responding to Harassment and Discrimination

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