The Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Board (HSMB) is a group of faculty, staff, and students whose purpose is to help ensure that members of the College community can live and work free from harassment or sexual misconduct.
To prevent further incidents from occurring, and in keeping with the College's obligations under Title IX, Hamilton employees are required to report incidents of harassment and sexual misconduct. Please contact Meredith Harper Bonham, Title IX Coordinator, for more information.
Verbal or physical conduct based on a person's race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, gender or gender identity, age, sexual and affectional orientation/associations, or mental/physical disabilities that is sufficiently severe, pervasive, persistent or patently offensive that it has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with that person's work or academic performance, or that creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working, educational, or living environment, from both a subjective (the complainant's) and an objective (any reasonable person's) viewpoint.
All members of the College community have an obligation to raise awareness and to prevent sexual harassment and misconduct from occurring at Hamilton. When an incident does occur, resources are available, and HSMB members are here to help.
Consent is: clear, unambiguous, affirmative, and mutually understood permission and agreement for each level of increased intimacy from holding hands to intercourse. Consent can be taken away at any time.