University Student Judicial Code: General Principles 13-14

Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression School: Washington University in St. Louis Statement Rating: Green

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The primary purpose for the maintenance of discipline in the University setting is the protection of the campus community and the maintenance of an environment conducive to learning and inquiry. Freedom of thought and expression is essential to the University’s academic mission. Nothing in this Code should be construed to limit the free and open exchange of ideas and viewpoints, even if that exchange proves to be offensive, distasteful, disturbing, or denigrating to some.

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