CAMPUS NOTICE

 

OFFICE OF THE CHANCELLOR

October 6, 2015


ALL ACADEMICS, STAFF AND STUDENTS AT UC SAN DIEGO

SUBJECT:    Formal Review/Employee Comment - Presidential Policy on Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence

The University invites comments on Proposed Revised University of California Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment as described below:

The proposal revises current Interim Policy on Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence to comply with policy requirements mandated by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA 2013) and federal guidelines addressing domestic violence, sexual violence, and sexual harassment. The UC Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment is a Systemwide Presidential policy that applies to all University employees, which includes all faculty and other academic appointees, students, and staff.

You may access the proposed policy draft at:
http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/svsh-review
The site presents a final draft and a red-lined draft in addition to Senior Vice President Sheryl Vacca's letter outlining the purpose and objectives of the review.

If you would like to review the policy in person, you may contact either the Academic Personnel Office at extension 4-0068, or Policy and Records Administration at extension 4-9922 to make an appointment for review.

Please send campus responses or comments about the proposed policy language to Director Paula Johnson, Policy and Records Administration Office at pjjohnson@ucsd.edu. Responses will be open through October 29, 2015.

If you have comments or questions regarding campus programs or reporting activities, please reach out to the Office for the Prevention of Harassment & Discrimination at ophd@ucsd.edu.



Pradeep K. Khosla
Chancellor