Bowling Green State University

Public University

Bowling Green, Ohio

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Chicago Statement for Free Speech adopted

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Student Handbook: Policies & Procedures- Sexual Harassment

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    Harassment Policies
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Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when: ... Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s employment or academic performance or creating an…

Student Handbook: Policies & Procedures- Racial and Ethnic Harassment

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    Harassment Policies
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Racial and ethnic harassment constitutes any physical or verbal behavior that subjects an individual to an intimidating, hostile or offensive educational, employment or living environment. Such harassment: (a) Denigrates or stereotypes an individual because of his or her racial or ethnic affiliation…

Student Handbook: Policies & Procedures- Advertisement (posters, notices, handbills, fliers, banners, yard signs and electronic media)

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    Posting and Distribution Policies
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(1) Students, faculty, staff and other members of the university community may place posters, notices, or fliers on university kiosks and general-purpose bulletin boards only. All postings must be sponsored by a university organization, department or office. There is no posting permitted…

BGSU Bias Reporting System

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    Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
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Bowling Green State University strives to be a community of respect, openness, compassion and inclusion. We continue to engage the campus community by sharing our experiences, listening to others, and debating ideas in civil, constructive ways. However, there are times when the…

Student Handbook: Code of Student Conduct

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    Internet Usage Policies
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Use of computing facilities, accounts, or resources to send obscene or abusive messages.

Student Handbook: Codes of Conduct- Student Rights and Responsibilities

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    Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
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One of the concerns of Bowling Green State University is to provide each student with the opportunity to learn. Therefore, some personal freedoms and rights of students include, but are not limited to: 1. Freedom of inquiry, speech and assembly.