Student Handbook: Policy on Freedom of Thought, Inquiry and Expression, and Dissent by Students

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Free inquiry and free speech and expression, including the right to open dissent, are indispensable in achieving the goals of an academic community.  Lehigh University students and student organizations are free to discuss all topics and questions of interest to them and to express opinions publicly and privately.  Students and student organizations have the freedom to hold a demonstration (including a rally, gathering, protest, parade or procession) on campus as an expression of support or dissent.  The right to protest is integral to the freedom of dissent and to a community grounded on freedom of thought, inquiry and expression.

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