Location: Waterville, Maine
Federal Circuit: 1st Circuit
Colby College has been given the speech code rating Red. A red light university has at least one policy that both clearly and substantially restricts freedom of speech. Read more here.
Red Light Policies
* Hostile, intimidating remarks spoken or written (including jokes) or physical gestures directed at a person because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin, or disability. ... Any unwanted attention of a sexual nature (e.g., physical contact, written or verbal comments, lewd or suggestive looks and/or gestures)....
March 1, 2006
by David Beito, Ralph Luker and Robert “K. C.” Johnson Perspectives (American Historical Association) Has the AHA turned its back on academic freedom? In January, members present at its business meeting rejected a resolution to condemn attacks on academic freedom, whether from the right or from the left. Instead, they passed a weaker resolution that selectively condemned only threats coming from the right.We weighed into this controversy as part of a three person “left/right” coalition for academic freedom. Our chances were slim and we knew it. Only in December did we learn that the AHA business meeting would consider […]» Read More