Location: Terre Haute, Indiana
Federal Circuit: 7th Circuit
Indiana State University 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
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.
in the context of a relationship of unequal power. It applies to men and women equally, with regard
to both opposite sex and same-sex harassment. Ã�ï¿½Ã�Â¢Ã�Â¯Ã�Â¿Ã�Â½Ã�Â¯Ã�Â¿Ã�Â½Sexual HarassmentÃ�ï¿½Ã�Â¢Ã�Â¯Ã�Â¿Ã�Â½Ã�Â¯Ã�Â¿Ã�Â½ also refers to any conduct,
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.
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.
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