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Sexual Assault

 

 

Sexual Misconduct Policy

The full policy is available here.

Policy Statement: The mission of the University of Wisconsin– Green Bay (UW-Green Bay) is to provide a teaching and learning environment in which faculty, staff and students can discover, examine critically, preserve and transmit the knowledge, wisdom and values that will help ensure the survival of this and future generations and improve the quality of life for all. To promote these institutional values, UW- Green Bay is committed to creating and maintaining a community environment that is free from relationship violence and harassment.

Purpose and Scope of Policy: This policy prohibits acts of relationship violence and sexual harassment on university property, at university-sanctioned or university-affiliated events, and where off-campus conduct affects a member of the university community. This policy applies to all University students, employees, affiliates, and guests. The University is committed to educating its community and to promptly and effectively responding to and redressing conduct that violates this policy. This policy provides the UW-Green Bay community with information and resources to identify, report, and respond to relationship violence and sexual harassment including, sexual assault, gender-based stalking, and dating and domestic violence.

    Consent. As defined by Wisconsin Statute 940.225 is words or overt actions by a person who is competent to give informed consent indicating a freely given agreement to have sexual intercourse or sexual contact. A person is unable to give consent if the person is incapacitated because of drugs or alcohol, disabled physically or intellectually, or unconscious

    Importance of Consent Brochure

    Dating Violence. Violence committed in a “dating relationship,” which is defined by Wisconsin Statute 813.12 as a romantic or intimate social relationship between two adult individuals. “Dating relationship” does not include a casual relationship or an ordinary fraternization between two individuals in a business, educational or social context. A review shall determine if a dating relationship existed by considering the length of the relationship, the type of the relationship, and the frequency of the interaction between the adult individuals involved in the relationship.

    Domestic Violence as defined by Wisconsin Statute 813.12 means any of the following engaged in by an adult family member or adult household member against another adult family member or adult household member, by an adult caregiver against an adult who is under the caregiver’s care, by an adult against his or her adult former spouse, by an adult against an adult with whom the individual has or had a dating relationship, or by an adult against an adult with whom the person has a child in common:

    • Intentional infliction of physical pain, physical injury or illness.
    • Intentional impairment of physical condition.
    • Sexual Assault
    • Stalking
    • Damage to property
    • A threat to engage in the conduct listed above.

    Note: This law applies to roommates, regardless of gender or dating relationship.

    Sexual Assault. Sexual contact or sexual intercourse with another person without the consent of that person. Sexual assault is a crime as defined by Wisconsin Statute 940.225. This may include, but is not limited to any of the following:
    • Whoever has sexual contact or intercourse with a person without the consent of that person.
    • Or whoever has sexual contact or sexual intercourse in any of the following ways:
    • With person who the individual knows is unconscious.
    • With a person who is under the influence of an intoxicant to a degree which renders that person incapable of giving consent if the individual has actual knowledge that the person is incapable of giving consent and the individual has the purpose to have sexual contact or sexual intercourse with the person while the person is incapable of giving consent.
    • With another person without consent of that person and causes pregnancy or great bodily harm to that person.
    • With a person without consent of that person and causes injury, illness, disease or impairment of a sexual or reproductive organ, or mental anguish requiring psychiatric care for the victim.
    • With a person without consent of that person by use or threat of force or violence.
    • With a person without consent of that person by use or threat of use of a dangerous weapon or any article used or fashioned in a manner to lead the victim to reasonably believe it to be a dangerous weapon.
    • Is aided or abetted by one or more other persons and has sexual contact or sexual intercourse with a person without consent of that person.

    Stalking. As defined by Wisconsin Statute 940.32 is intentionally engaging in a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person under the same circumstances to suffer serious emotional distress or to fear bodily injury to or the death of himself or herself or a member of his or her family or household.
    • Maintaining a visual or physical proximity to the victim.
    • Approaching or confronting the victim.
    • Appearing at the victim’s workplace or contacting the victim’s employer or coworkers.
    • Appearing at the victim’s home or contacting the victim’s neighbors.
    • Entering property owned, leased, or occupied by the victim.
    • Contacting the victim by telephone or causing the victim’s telephone or any other person’s telephone to ring repeatedly or continuously, regardless of whether a conversation ensues. Photographing, videotaping, audiotaping, or, through any other electronic means, monitoring or recording the activities of the victim. This subdivision applies regardless of where the act occurs
    • Sending material by any means to the victim or, for the purpose of obtaining information about, disseminating information about, or communicating with the victim, to a member of the victim’s family or household or an employer, coworker, or friend of the victim.
    • Placing an object on or delivering an object to property owned, leased, or occupied by the victim.
    • Delivering an object to a member of the victim’s family or household or an employer, coworker, or friend of the victim or placing an object on, or delivering an object to, property owned, leased, or occupied by such a person with the intent that the object be delivered to the victim.
    • Causing a person to engage in any of the acts described above.

Amnesty Policy

Amnesty Policy

In compliance with Wisconsin State Statute 125.07 the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will not proceed with criminal actions or seek implementation of the below stated disciplinary sanctions for violations of the campus alcohol policy for incidents in which the following applies:
  • Victims of sexual violence who request emergency assistance, either through contacting Police, dialing 911 or contacting a university official, which includes Resident Assistants. The victim must cooperate with responders, including providing any requested information.
  • Bystanders who assist a victim of sexual violence in requesting emergency assistance, either through contacting Police, dialing 911 or contacting a university official, which includes Resident Assistants. The bystander must cooperate with responders, including providing any requested information.

The full policy is available here.

Reporting Options

Those who believe they are victims, or who have received a report of or witnessed an incident of relationship violence or sexual harassment, have several options for reporting the incident:
  • The individual may elect not to report (unless the individual is an employee who has information about a sexual assault as described above)
  • The individual may report information to a confidential advisor in the Counseling and Health Center. Confidential Advisors are any of the Counselors, Nurses, Nurse Practitioner, Doctors or the Health Educator. An appointment can be scheduled by calling 920-465-2380.
  • The individual may report information to the campus Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Coordinators:

    Christopher Paquet, Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor
    920-465-2699 830 Cofrin Library

    Erin Van Daalwyk, Assistant Dean of Students
    920-465-2152 2000 Student Services

    Christine Olson, Human Resources Director
    920-465-2846 710 Cofrin Library

  • The individual may report information to any UW-Green Bay Public Safety Police Officer. An officer can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 920-465-2300 and selecting option 1.

Campus Resources

A number of areas on campus are trained and ready to assist anyone affected by sexual assault or other relationship violence. Both female and male staff are available to assist. Contacting one of these areas is an opportunity to ask for support or get answers to your questions. It does not mean any formal, legal or disciplinary action will be taken immediately without notice or consent.

UWGB Public Safety 920-465-2300 IS1024 publicsafety@uwgb.edu
Counseling & Health Center 920-465-2380 SS1400 counshealth@uwgb.edu
Sexual Assault Prevention Coordinator 920-465-2380 SS1400 stueberd@uwgb.edu
Office of Residence Life 920-465-2040 Community Center housing@uwgb.edu
Title IX Coordinator
Christopher Paquet
920-465-2699 CL 830 paquetc@uwgb.edu
Title IX Deputy for Students
Erin Van Daalwyk (Dean of Students Office)
920-465-2152 SS2000 vandaale@uwgb.edu
Title IX Deputy for Employees
Christine Olson (Human Resources)
920-465-2390 CL 710 olsonch@uwgb.edu

 

Off Campus Resources

Brown County Sexual Assault Center 920-436-8899(24 hrs) 300 Crooks Street, Green Bay
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) St. Vincent's Hospital 920-433-8384 835 South Van Buren Street, Green Bay
Green Bay Police Emergency 911 Non-Emergency 920-391-7450 307 South Adams Street, Green Bay
Golden house (Domestic Abuse Shelter 920-432-4244 1120 University Ave., Green Bay