91.2 Definitions

Disruptive conduct is defined as: disturbing or otherwise interfering by action, words, written material or by any means whatsoever to the extent that normal University-related functions cannot proceed.

Threatening or violent conduct is defined as:

i. assaulting another person; or

ii. threatening another person or group of persons with bodily harm or causing another person or group of persons to have reasonable grounds to fear bodily harm; or

iii. creating, perpetuating, or threatening to create, a condition which unnecessarily endangers or threatens the health, safety or well-being of another person or group of persons or causes or threatens to cause the damage or destruction of property.

Members of the University community include, among others: students, academic and non-academic staff, sessional staff, fellows, post-doctoral fellows, emeriti, visiting academics, and volunteer staff.

University-related functions include, but are not limited to: activities occurring in the course of work or study assignments inside or outside the University; at work or study-related conferences or training sessions; during work or study-related travel; during events such as public lectures, performances, social or sports activities; or over the telephone or computer.

Protocol is the set of procedures which set out the response to disruptive, threatening or violent conduct.

Coordinator is the person responsible for coordinating the response set out in the protocol.