Location: Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
Federal Circuit: 3rd Circuit
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania has been given the speech code rating Yellow. Yellow light colleges and universities are those institutions with at least one ambiguous policy that too easily encourages administrative abuse and arbitrary application. Read more here.
September 19, 2005
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives brought together a committee to examine allegations that Pennsylvania’s public universities were plagued by liberal ideology and indoctrination. David A. French, at the time president of FIRE, served as a legal adviser to the panel. FIRE released FIRE Report on the First Amendment Responsibilities of Pennsylvania State-Funded Colleges and Universities, explaining that Pennsylvania universities are bound to follow the strictures of the U.S. and Pennsylvania Constitutions, notably to respect the expressive rights of students and faculty members, to protect religious liberty on campus, and to protect freedom of conscience on campus.» Read More
* Sexist, sexually suggestive or intimidating remarks or behavior;
* Inappropriate and offensive uninvited sexual advances;
* Solicitation of sexual activity or other sex-linked behavior by promise of reward;
* Coercion of sexual activity by threat of punishment;
* Sexual assault.
Offensive or disorderly conduct which causes interference, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creates a risk thereof.
Lewd, obscene, indecent conduct or expression.
intellectual honesty and to establish a climate of academic freedom within which students learn.
Any breach of trust may undermine academic freedom and diminish the integrity of the