Review of Sexual Misconduct Policies

Review of Sexual Misconduct Policies

MIT periodically reviews its policies on sexual misconduct involving faculty, staff, and students, specifically including P&P, Section 9.4.1 Sexual Harassment, Section 9.4.1.2 Sexual Misconduct, Section 9.4.1.3 Gender-Based Harassment, Section 9.4.1.4 Title IX Sexual Harassment, and Section 9.4.2 Stalking; and Mind & Hand Book, Section II(11): Harassment (based on gender, sex, sex-stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender identity, or pregnancy); Section II(17): Intimate Partner Violence; Section II(23): Sexual Misconduct; Section II(24): Stalking; and Section II(28): Title IX Sexual Harassment. These reviews may include policies regarding other protected statuses or related conduct.

This next review will include a working group with representation from students, faculty, and staff. Proposed changes to Policies & Procedures follow this approval process; proposed changes to the Committee on Discipline Rules and to the Mind & Hand Book follow this approval process. The Institute anticipates beginning the next review in the summer or fall of 2022, as new federal regulations on Title IX are anticipated by late spring of 2022.