Committment to Free Speech

By August 28, 2013

Section 2: Community Expectations

Ohio University has long celebrated its commitment to being an academic community. This legacy includes care, cooperation, and an adherence to standards of behavior for all invited to be part of the community. In order for this community to flourish, the following expectations of behavior have been established:
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4. The university community is an open forum involving the free exchange of ideas and opinions.

Committment to Free Speech

By August 28, 2013

Freedom of inquiry and the open exchange of ideas are fundamental to the vitality of our academic institutions. The notion that freedom and national security are opposed denies the basic premise of a free democratic society where open exchange of information, public access to vital information, and ability to openly challenge governmental decisions without fear of reprisals, increases rather than hinders national security.