The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (the "College" or "MCAD") encourages an atmosphere of mutual respect among members of its community. The College prohibits and will not tolerate sexual harassment or sexual violence by any member of the College community against another College community member. The College believes that all individuals should be treated with respect and dignity. Therefore, it is the expectation of the College that all individuals, in the course of performing their jobs or pursuing their academic careers, will conduct themselves appropriately. Sexual harassment or sexual violence committed by an MCAD student, faculty member or staff member against any other member of the College community is prohibited and will not be tolerated.