"It is the
policy of the Peralta Community College District to foster an
environment which maximizes student learning and employee
performance, and a
climate of civility among faculty, staff, students, and members of the Board
of Trustees of the District.
members of the Peralta Community College District community, we are
expected to treat other community members with civility
recognizing that disagreement and informed debate are valued in an academic
community. Harassment by any
student, employee, or Trustee, of any other
student, employee, or Trustee for whatever motive is harmful to the
desired by the District and therefore will not be permitted by
Individuals covered by these policies
include faculty, staff, managers,
supervisors, students, and members of the Board of Trustees.
Demeaning, intimidating, threatening, or physically
or emotionally violent behaviors that affect the ability to learn or
the college environment depart from the standard for civility and respect
and are unacceptable. Unacceptable
behaviors also include Trustee's release
of confidential information obtained in closed session that violates both
by other Trustees and California Government Code Section 54963 which
deem such behavior as punishable.
Retaliation for reporting violations of this policy, for
seeking to have prohibited
conduct corrected, or for participating in an
investigation is prohibited.
Violations: A District community member who has violated this policy is
subject to disciplinary action in accordance
with established disciplinary
procedures. A member of the Board of Trustees who has violated this policy
to public censure by the Board.
Restraining order: Any District community
member who has obtained a
restraining order against another District community member is encouraged to
provide a copy
of the order to Campus Police for enforcement on campus.
other people, vendors and the families of students,
staff, and faculty are expected to comply with the provisions of this
Noncompliant behavior may lead to removal from the campus."