5.4 Prohibition of Discrimination, Sexual and Other Forms of Harassment

adopted: Jun-1990
last revised: Feb-2021

The policy of Richland Community College is to provide educational and employment environments free from all forms of harassment of employees, students, and other individuals at any College facility or in connection with any College activities. Retaliation for making a good faith complaint of harassment or for participating in a harassment investigation is also prohibited.

Through this policy, the Board of Trustees intends to comply with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Elementary and Secondary Schools Act of 1972 (Title IX), and the Illinois Compiled Statute 155, Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act, as they relate to discrimination and harassment.