Student Handbook: General College Policies and Procedures- Free Expression

Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression School: Colby College Statement Rating: Green Last updated: April 23, 2018

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The right of free expression — which does not include a right to harass, intimidate, injure or silence others — is essential in an academic community and will be vigorously upheld. Infringing upon the expression of views, either by interfering with a speaker, or by defacing or removing properly posted or distributed notices or materials, will not be tolerated. Because unattributed (anonymous) postings preclude dialogue on content, materials such as posters, banners and advertisements should, but are not required to, include the identity of the sponsors.

The College may impose sanctions if there is interference with the free, open, civil exchange of ideas and views, including harassment or intimidation.

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