|Public or Private:||Private|
|Federal Circuit:||Fourth Circuit|
|Head of Institution:||President Susan E Pauly
601 S. Church Street
Winston Salem, NC 27101
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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: Harassment 09-10
harassment, coercion and/or other conduct that threatens or endangers the
physical and/or mental health or safety of any person will not be tolerated.
Harassment can include demeaning the race, gender, religion, color, creed,
disability, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry or age of any
individual or individuals. Harassment of any kind will not be tolerated and
undermines the College’s commitment to education grounded in community.
Student Handbook: Sexual Harassment 09-10
favors or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: ... 32
steps necessary for the prevention of such behavior. Conduct in violation of
this policy may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination
of employment or enrollment.
Definitions of Sexual Harassment
Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome advances, requests for sexual
favors or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: ... 3. the conduct has the purpose or could be reasonably judged to have the
effect of interfering with a person’s work or education performance;
4. the conduct has the purpose or could be reasonably judged to have the
effect of creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment for
work or learning.
Examples of behavior that may be deemed sexual harassment include:
1. physical assault;
2. direct or implied threats that submissions to sexual advances will be a
condition of employment, work status, promotion or grades;
3. a pattern of unnecessary sexually explicit statements, questions, jokes
or anecdotes not related to classroom material;
4. unwelcome touching, patting, hugging or brushing against a person’s
remarks of a sexual nature about a person’s clothing, body, sexual activity
or previous experience.
Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility (Learn More)
Undergraduate Catalog: The Honor Code 10-11
honesty, integrity and civility.
maintaining civility and refraining from disruptive and abusive language and
the consequences of my actions. In choosing Salem College, I pledge to uphold the principles of
the Honor Code and will cherish and guard its traditions.
Internet Usage Policies
Student Handbook: Guidelines for Personal Webpages 09-10
should exercise both good taste and discretion in their material because
outsiders will judge Salem College by what they find there, As stated above,
personal webpage publishers may not use the Salem College logo. In
addition, they must not use materials that: ... Are offensive, pornographic, obscene or threatening.
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The speech codes and policies above were last fully checked via internet and other research means by FIRE in April 2011. 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.