Rights and Responsibilities … Right to freedom of speech, peaceful assembly, and right of petition and the responsibility to respect other’s freedom of speech, peaceful assembly, and right of petition.
The mission of Winona State University is to serve the broad educational needs of the
people of the region and others who are attracted to its complement of high-quality
programs. The University is committed to preserving, extending, and disseminating
knowledge. Through this commitment it fosters a love for learning in an atmosphere of
intellectual excitement. It acknowledges the great benefits gained from a free and open
discussion of all ideas within the academic setting and encourages respect for others and
tolerance for opposing points of view.
We expect all in this community to foster positive attitudes and behaviors toward members of each gender. We wish to make explicit our abhorrence toward language, behavior and attitudes which intimidate, offend and debilitate members of this community. Furthermore, we encourage those who experience or observe forms of harassment to bring such incidents to the attention of those who carry special responsibility for nurture in this community.