Student Handbook: Rights and Responsibilities- Racism and Acts of Intolerance Policy 13-14

Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility School: Central Connecticut State University Statement Rating: Yellow

Relevant excerpt

The Board of Trustees for the Connecticut State University system, on November 3, 1989, endorsed the following policy regarding racism and acts of intolerance: Institutions within the Connecticut State University system have a duty to foster tolerance; The promotion of racial, religious, and ethnic pluralism within the University is the responsibility of all individuals within the University community; Every person within the University community should be treated with dignity and assured security and equality; Individuals may not exercise personal freedoms in ways that invade or violate the rights of others; Acts of violence and harassment reflecting bias or intolerance of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and ethnic or cultural origins are unacceptable; and The University shall take appropriate corrective action if such acts of violence or harassment occur.

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