Alabama A&M University
A red light university has at least one policy that both clearly and substantially restricts freedom of speech. Read more here.
|Public or Private:||Public|
|Federal Circuit:||Eleventh Circuit|
|Head of Institution:||President Andrew Hugine
Alabama A&M University
Office of the President
PO Box 1357
Normal, AL 35762
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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)
Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy 12-13
of a sexual nature when: ... Such conduct has the purpose of effect of interfering with an individual’s work performance or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment.
policy include, but are not limited to: ... Verbal comments related to an individual’s age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation; ... Sexually suggestive cartoons or jokes, whether displayed in the workplace, written,
verbally stated, or exchanged via email, text messaging, instant messaging, or any other form of communication.
orientation or citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law, is also strictly
Harassing conduct includes, but is not limited to: epithets, slurs or negative stereotyping;
threatening, intimidating, or hostile acts; denigrating jokes and display or circulation in the
workplace of written or graphic material that denigrates or shows hostility or aversion
toward an individual or group (including through e-mail or text messaging).
Code of Student Conduct: Offenses Against Persons 12-13
Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility (Learn More)
Residence Life: Sanctions and/or Fines for Student Housing Violations 12-13
Referral to University’s Judiciary Board
drunkenness and lewdness.) First Offense - $100.00 Fine, letter of reprimand and refer to counseling
Second Offense - $200.00, 48 hours to vacate campus housing
Internet Usage Policies
Responsible Use of University Computing and Electronic Communications Resources 12-13
Other Speech Codes
Code of Student Conduct 12-13
sanctions of reprimand, assessment, probation, fine, disciplinary suspension, expulsion, or
counseling imposed upon him/her depending upon the circumstances surrounding the offense
and the nature of the offense ... Verbal abuse of, or insubordination to any University official, including student
officials, acting in the line of duty.
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The speech codes and policies above were last fully checked via internet and other research means by FIRE in March 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.