Rhode Island College
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|Public or Private:||Public|
|Federal Circuit:||First Circuit|
|Head of Institution:||President Nancy Carriuolo
Rhode Island College
Office of the President
600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue
Roberts Hall 404
Providence, RI 02908
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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)
Illegal Harassment Policy 13-14
Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility (Learn More)
Student Handbook: Residence Hall Responsibilities 13-14
residents will be guided by a mutual concern for each other’s feelings, integrity, and the
need to live in an environment conducive to academic and personal achievement. These
interactions, whether between members of the same or opposite sex, between races, between
members of different sexual orientations, or between residents and staff, will be tempered
with sensitivity and a sense of responsibility towards others. Within each residential unit,
there shall be a commitment to actively promote racial and cultural understanding and to
deal honestly, openly, and equitably with all residents. It is expected that all residents will
respect each other’s privacy and will not subject others to indecent exposure, inappropriate
gestures, vulgarity, etc.
Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
The Unity Center: Report Bias Incidents 13-14
Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
Student Handbook: Student Bill of Rights 13-14
them by the United States Constitution. Attendance at Rhode Island College does not revoke
any of these rights.
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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.