Tarleton State University

Location: Stephenville, Texas
Website: http://www.tarleton.edu
Type: Public
Federal Circuit: 5th Circuit

Speech Code Rating

Tarleton 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.

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Red Light Policies

  • Student Rules: Campus Rules and Procedures- Student Rights and Responsibilities 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility

    Students have rights that are to be respected. These rights include respect for personal feelings, freedom from indignity of any
    type, freedom from control by any person except as may be in accord with published rules and procedures of Tarleton State
    University or the policies of The Texas A&M University System and conditions allowing them to make the best use of their time
    and talents toward the objectives that brought them to the institution. No officer or student, regardless of position or rank, shall
    violate those rights; any custom, tradition or regulation in conflict will be allowed to prevail.

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Yellow Light Policies
Green Light Policies
  • Student Rules: Campus Rules of Conduct- Code of Student Conduct 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies

    [U]nwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical contact of sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s performance or
    creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive university environment.

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