Office of Institutional Diversity: Bias Incident Response Process

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Consistent with the Oregon State’s Statement on Freedom of Expression, the Bias Response Team does not seek to discipline individuals for expression of views in a manner that is protected by their rights under the free speech clauses of the state and federal constitutions, but may challenge protected speech that conflicts with University values by speaking out against it, designing and providing educational opportunities, and by supporting those negatively affected by such speech. The Bias Response Team will consult with appropriate campus offices about whether speech is protected and how to respond in cases of protected speech.

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