A red light university has at least one policy that both clearly and substantially restricts freedom of speech. Read more here.
|Public or Private:||Private|
|Federal Circuit:||Ninth Circuit|
|Head of Institution:||President George Bridges
Office of the President
345 Boyer Ave
Walla Walla, WA 99362
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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: Sexual Harassment 13-14
touching of an intimate body area, gender-based bullying, stereotyping, or
other conduct that demeans, harasses, or intimidates.
a sexual nature that is sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive such that it
unreasonably interferes with, limits or deprives someone of the ability to participate
in or benefit from the College’s educational programs or employment opportunities.
Student Handbook: Student Rights and Responsibilities- Harassment 13-14
community or others is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, harassment
on the basis of race, ethnic origin, disability, creed, gender, or sexual orientation.
Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility (Learn More)
Student Handbook: Student Rights and Responsibilities- Disruptive Conduct 13-14
rights of others or disrupts the educational mission of the college is prohibited.
Internet Usage Policies
Student Handbook: Student Rights and Responsibilities- Information Technology Policies 13-14
Using electronic mail or other Information Technology resources to abuse, harass, or intimidate members of the college community and others on any basis including race, ethnic origin, creed, gender, or sexual orientation. Users are reminded that sexually suggestive materials displayed inappropriately in public places, the classroom, or the workplace may constitute sexual harassment.
Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
Action Against Hate: Definitions 13-14
Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
Student Handbook: Student Rights and Responsibilities- Statement of Rights 13-14
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The speech codes and policies above were last fully checked via internet and other research means by FIRE in September 2013. 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.