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Sexual Misconduct Policy

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

“Title IX Sexual Harassment,” in accordance with the U.S. Department of Education Final Rule, includes any conduct on the basis of sex that is alleged to have occurred in a College Education Program or Activity, and is alleged to have been perpetrated against a person in the United States.

Bias Response

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    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
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What is a bias incident?

Student Handbook: Equal Opportunity, Non-Discrimination, and Discriminatory Harassment Policies

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
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The College is firmly committed to academic and professional excellence and to freedom of inquiry and expression for all members of the College community.

Student Handbook: Bryn Mawr College Honor Code

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    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated

We recognize that acts of discrimination and harassment, including, but not limited to, acts of racism, homophobia, classism, ableism, and discrimination against religious and political minorities are devoid of respect and therefore, by definition, violate this Code.

Student Handbook: Equal Opportunity, Non-Discrimination, and Discriminatory Harassment Policies

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    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated

It is the policy of Bryn Mawr College to maintain a work and academic environment free from discrimination and offensive or degrading remarks or conduct.

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Student Handbook: Freedom of Speech and the Limits of Dissent

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

Bryn Mawr’s commitment to the free expression of ideas extends to the expression of dissenting ideas; the College recognizes that the free representation of dissenting points of view is necessary to the climate of open and vigorous debate essential to its educational mission.