Wilson College

Location: Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Website: http://www.wilson.edu
Type: Private
Federal Circuit: 3rd Circuit

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  • Wilson College: Student Internet Expression Under Attack

    May 2, 2006

    FIRE advocated on behalf of Wilson College students who faced university charges of slander, identity theft, and harassment for posting parody materials of a campus administrator on a Myspace.com profile. Five students who were listed as “Myspace friends” with the fabricated profile of the campus administrator denied creating the profile, but were still charged and brought before a series of Joint Honor Council hearings, where they were found “responsible” for Honor Code violations, and were later notified that charges were “pending” while at a second hearing they received after an initial appeal. Administrators also sought a waiver from the five […]

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Red Light Policies

  • Student Handbook: The Wilson Honor Code 09-10

    Speech Code Category: Policies Restricting Freedom of Conscience, Statement

    As a member of this community each individual is obligated to...Demonstrate Concern for Others, Their Feelings, and Their Needs for Conditions which Support Their Work and Development
    ... a commitment to this ideal is a pledge to be compassionate and
    considerate, to avoid behaviors which are insensitive, inhospitable, or inciteful, or which unjustly or arbitrarily inhibit another's ability to feel safe or welcome in pursuit of appropriate social or academic goals.

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  • Student Handbook: Anti-Harassment Policy 09-10

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidelines define sexual harassment as
    follows:
    Sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and
    other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: ... Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's
    work or academic performance; or
    Such conduct has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive
    work or academic environment.

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  • Student Handbook: Anti-Harassment Policy 09-10

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement

    Harassment includes, but is not limited to; unwelcome or unreasonable conduct which a
    reasonable person/woman under the circumstances would consider to:
    be condescending or disparaging comments about a person's sexual
    orientation/preference, race, national origin, ethnicity, or religion display offensive
    materials, including graffiti

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