Indiana State University
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|Public or Private:||Public|
|Federal Circuit:||Seventh Circuit|
|Head of Institution:||President Daniel J Bradley
Indiana State University
Office of the President
Terre Haute, IN 47809
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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)
University Handbook: Glossary of Terms 12-13
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physical or verbal, that is sexual in nature and which has the effect of interfering unreasonably with
an individual’s or group’s educational or work performance, or which creates an intimidating,
hostile, or abusive educational or work environment. It can include unwelcome sexual advances,
requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature, made by someone
from or in the work or educational setting.
Code of Student Conduct: Offenses Against Persons 12-13
Policies Restricting Freedom of Conscience (Learn More)
Student Handbook: The Sycamore Standard 12-13
personal responsibilities that constitute the "standard" for behavior
in a community of scholars. As a student at Indiana State University:
* I will avoid activities that promote bigotry or intolerance;
* I will choose associations and define my relationships with others based on respect for individual rights and human dignity;
* I will discourage actions or behaviors by others that are contrary to these standards.
Internet Usage Policies
University Handbook: Information Technology Resources Policy 12-13
intimidation to the same extent that this right is recognized in the use of other
communications media. Consequently, although each user has the right to freedom of
speech, unlawful material may not be sent or displayed to others.
Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
University Handbook: Right of Expression 12-13
and both must be preserved as essential to the pursuit and dissemination of knowledge and truth. Consequently,
University faculty, staff and students, individually and
collectively, may express their views through the normal
channels of communication. University faculty, staff and
students also may express their views by demonstrating
peacefully for concepts they wish to make known, and the
University will make every reasonable effort to protect that
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The speech codes and policies above were last fully checked via internet and other research means by FIRE in April 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.