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Except as otherwise specified herein, this policy applies to faculty, staff and students, as well as to others who participate in Middlebury’s programs and activities (see Section 2, Definitions: Covered Third Parties, below), including the undergraduate college, the Language Schools, the School of the Environment, Midd Core, Bread Loaf School of English, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Middlebury College Schools Abroad, the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey ("the Institute"), and all other Middlebury on- or off-campus programs.
Information about on-campus and off-campus support services (i.e., counseling, health, victim advocacy, legal assistance and other related services) is provided in Appendix C, below.
Middlebury’s process to address cases of alleged sexual misconduct, domestic and dating violence or misconduct, stalking and related retaliation is designed to: The parties will be provided procedural rights as outlined in this policy.
Since Middlebury lacks full judicial authority, such as the power to subpoena or place witnesses under oath, an individual’s rights cannot be coextensive with or identical to the rights afforded in a civil or criminal legal proceeding.
Emergency Withdrawal, Suspension, or Expulsion (Students) 14. Sexual misconduct (including sexual assault), domestic and dating violence and misconduct, stalking, and related retaliation, as defined by this policy (henceforth referred to as the "SMDVS Policy"), are strictly prohibited.
Middlebury Faculty and Staff as Advisors Appendix A: Applicable Definitions: State and Federal Law Appendix B: Contact Information Appendix C: Resources Appendix D: Title IX Coordinator Appendix E: Campus Security Authorities Appendix F: Sanction Information (Students, Faculty, Staff)End Notes Middlebury College (“Middlebury”) is committed to providing a campus and workplace environment that is safe and secure for all students, staff, faculty and others who participate in Middlebury’s programs.
The procedures outlined below are designed, however, to assure fundamental fairness and to protect individuals from arbitrary or capricious disciplinary action.All adjudicators, investigators, and Middlebury officials shall conduct their proceedings in the spirit of these principles.