Wichita State University

Location: Wichita, Kansas
Website: http://www.wichita.edu/
Type: Public
Federal Circuit: 10th Circuit

Speech Code Rating

Wichita State University 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.

This school does not have any cases at this time.
Yellow Light Policies
Green Light Policies
  • Policies and Procedures: Sexual Harassment of Students 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies

    Sexual harassment is defined in terms of unwelcome conduct (sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, written or spoken sexual expressions, physical behavior of a sexual nature) under any of the following circumstances: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or demeaning environment.

    » Read More


This school does not have any media coverage at this time.
  • Wichita State Drops Viewpoint Discrimination in Student Fee Funding

    March 6, 2012

    There’s some good news out of Wichita State University (WSU), which recently had decided to enact a rule that prohibited any “non-scholarly religious” student group from receiving student fee funding. The good news is that WSU has now un-enacted that rule. The reasoning usually offered for this type of rule is that it is intended to prevent religious groups from using student fee money to advocate for their religion on campus, or to engage in worship or other activities to which others might object. But when these rules are confined to only religious student groups (as opposed to groups engaged […]

    » Read More