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Chicago Statement for Free Speech adopted

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Chapter UWS 18: Conduct on University Lands- Computer Use

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    Yellow
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    Internet Usage Policies
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No person may, with intent to harass, annoy or offend another person, send a message to the person on an electronic mail or other computerized communication system and in that message use any obscene, lewd or profane language or suggest any lewd…

Regent Policy Document 14-6: Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation

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    Yellow
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    Harassment Policies
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Discriminatory Harassment is a form of discrimination consisting of unwelcome verbal, written, graphic or physical conduct that: 1. is directed at an individual or group of individuals on the basis of the individual or group of individuals’ actual or perceived protected status…

Regent Policy Document 14-2: Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment

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    Harassment Policies
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Hostile environment sexual harassment. … 2. Unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature directed towards an individual that, when using the legal “reasonable person” standard, is so severe or pervasive and objectively offensive that it has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering…

Dean of Students Office: Protest Guidelines

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    Green
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    Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
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The University of Wisconsin–Madison strongly values free speech both in the statement of an idea and in the response to that idea. Generating and exploring innovative ideas and realities requires us to permit multiple perspectives and dynamic discourse. We are committed to…

Chapter UWS 18: Conduct on University Lands- Picketing, Rallies, Parades, Demonstrations and Other Assemblies

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    Green
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    Protest and Demonstration Policies
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(a) In order to preserve the order which is necessary for the enjoyment of freedom by members of the university community, and in order to prevent activities which physically obstruct access to university lands or buildings and prevent the university from carrying…

Regent Policy Document 14-2: Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment

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    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
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Hostile environment sexual harassment. 1. Unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature directed towards a student, an employee, or a person participating in a program or activity of the university that, when using the legal “reasonable person” standard, is so severe, pervasive, and…