Ball State University | The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression

Speech Code Rating

Title IX Policy and Procedures

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated

For purposes of this policy, “sexual harassment” is conduct on the basis of sex that satisfies one or more of the following:

...

Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Policy: Harassment, Bullying, or Cyber-bullying

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Bullying Policies
  • Last Updated

Harassment, bullying, or cyber-bullying, are defined as repeated and/or severe aggressive behavior likely to or intended to intimidate, hurt, coerce, or control another person whether physically or emotionally.

Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities: Prohibited Conduct- Harassment

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated

Conduct towards another person or identifiable group of persons that has the purpose or effect of (a) creating an intimidating or hostile educational environment, work environment, or environment for participation in a University-sponsored event or activity; (b) unreasonably interfering with a person’s educational e

Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities: Bill of Rights and Responsibilities

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
  • Last Updated

Freedom of expression is enshrined in the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and Ball State University’s Bill of Rights and Responsibilities.

Information Technology Users' Privileges and Responsibilities

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Internet Usage Policies
  • Last Updated

Ball State University reserves the right to limit or restrict the use of its information technology resources based on institutional priorities and financial considerations.

Statement on Sexual Harassment

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated

The University has adapted the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) definition of sexual harassment for our academic community: Sexual harassment is defined as any unwelcome sexual advance, request for sexual favor or other unwelcome verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature, whether committed on or of