Interpersonal relations are difficult to prescribe and evaluate, and yet they set the tone and environment for the learning experience. Kent State Stark subscribes to the conduct policies set forth in the University Digest of Rules and Regulations and the University Policy Register. At a minimum, faculty should strive to achieve the following in their classrooms:
1. The treatment of all participants, faculty and students alike, with courtesy, civility, and respect;
2. The establishment of a climate wherein questions, relevant comments, and intellectual interaction are encouraged;
3. The nondiscriminatory treatment of students, regardless of their personal or social backgrounds, preferences, or characteristics;
4. The encouragement of civil conduct by considering the addition of a statement in the syllabus to that effect.