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President Stokes Approves Major Revisions to UAP 2215

November 1, 2022

On October 28, 2022, President Stokes approved major revisions to existing University Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual - Policy 2215: ("Consensual Sexual or Romantic Relationships").

Descriptions of the policy revisions and a link to the revised policy are provided below:

Revisions to Existing Policy 

UAP 2215 (“Consensual Sexual or Romantic Relationships”) 

This policy contains significant updates to include: 

  • A general ban on consensual relationships where one person (Primary) holds a position of power or authority over the other (Secondary).
  • A timeframe for reporting a consensual relationship.
  • Standard Exemptions.
  • Provisions for the creation of a plan to manage any exempted relationship.
  • Policy owner is now the University President to ensure highest-level applicability.
  • New policy title that reflects feedback received from public comment: “Consensual Sexual or Romantic Relationships”