University of Delaware
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|Public or Private:||Public|
|Federal Circuit:||Third Circuit|
|Head of Institution:||President Dr. Patrick T Harker
University of Delaware
Office of the President
104A Hullihen Hall
Newark, DE 19717
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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 Guide to University Policies: Code of Conduct- Sexual Harassment 12-13
A demand for sexual favors accompanied by implied threats about the person's employment or academic status, or implied promises of preferential treatment;
Persistent, unwelcome flirtation, requests for dates, advances or propositions of a sexual nature;
Unwanted touching such as patting, pinching, hugging or repeated brushing against an individual's body;
Repeated degrading or insulting comments that demean an individual's sexuality or sex;
Unwarranted displays of sexually suggestive objects or pictures; or
Student Guide to University Policies: Code of Conduct- Other Discriminatory Harassment 12-13
unreasonably interferes with an individual's work or academic performance.
Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility (Learn More)
Student Guide to University Policies: Code of Conduct- Disruptive Conduct 12-13
Free Speech Zones
Student Centers Policies: Use of Campus Buildings and Grounds by Students and On Campus Groups 12-13
Other Speech Codes
Student Centers Policies: Campus Speakers 12-13
Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
Student Centers Policies: Distribution of Published Materials on Campus 12-13
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The speech codes and policies above were last fully checked via internet and other research means by FIRE in February 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.