Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural & Mechanical Colleges: Policy Manual- Extracurricular Use of Institutional Facilities, Areas or Media for the Purpose of Expression

Oklahoma State University - Stillwater

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The Board and its institutions recognize and protect free inquiry and free Expression as indispensable components of the critical examination of philosophies and ideas. Given the unique mission of public educational institutions in a democratic society, this inquiry should be open and vigorous, and should consequently have greater protection than in society at large, provided that such inquiry does not infringe upon the rights of others. Commitment to free inquiry and Expression creates a strong presumption against prohibition of Expression based upon its content. This philosophy is intended to apply to all forms of Expression occurring at the Board’s institutions and any uncertainty regarding the application or operation of this Policy shall be resolved in a manner consistent with this philosophy.