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|Public or Private:||Public|
|Federal Circuit:||Third Circuit|
|Head of Institution:||President Robert R Jennings
Vail Memorial Hall
Lincoln University, PA 19352
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On this page, FIRE has excerpted policies that address speech and expression. You may download the full policy in .pdf form, below.
Restrictions on Expressive Rights
Harassment Policies (Learn More)
Student Handbook: Student Code of Conduct- Sexual Harassment 12-13
harassment includes, but is not
limited to, unsolicited, deliberate,
or repeated sexual flirtations,
advances or propositions; verbal
abuse of a sexual nature; display
of sexually suggestive pictures or
objects; and/or offensive or abusive
physical contact of a sexual
nature is strictly prohibited.
personal affiliation, and/or affiliation
with the University, sexual
harassment is defined as unwelcome
and unsolicited sexual advances,
request for sexual favors
or other verbal, visual or physical
conduct or communication
with sexual overtones that the
victim deems offensive.
Student Handbook: Title IX, Non-Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Anti-Harassment Policy 12-13
unwanted sexual advances, or visual,
verbal, or physical conduct of a
following is a partial list of harassment
* Visual conduct that includes
leering, making sexual gestures,
or displaying of sexually suggestive
objects or pictures, cartoons,
* Verbal conduct that includes
making or using derogatory comments, epithets, slurs, or
* Verbal sexual advances or propositions.
* Verbal abuse of a sexual nature, graphic verbal commentaries about an individual's body, sexually degrading words used to describe an individual, or suggestive or obscene letters, notes, or invitations ....
sex, race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, or any other legally protected
characteristic will not be tolerated.
Student Handbook: Disorderly Conduct 12-13
Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility (Learn More)
Student Handbook: Student Code of Conduct- Inappropriate Use of Language 12-13
other language or behavior that is not conducive of being a Lincoln University student.
Student Handbook: Advertising 12-13
taste and cannot be misleading
in purpose or content.
Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
Student Handbook: Distribution of Literature 12-13
speech and expression is highly valued
by the University.
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The speech codes and policies above were last fully checked via internet and other research means by FIRE in September 2012. According to FIRE’s research the substantive policies are current at least until this date. Directory information, including the name of the president of the college or university, may have been updated more recently. If any policy has been revised, or if you believe that we are in error, please contact us.