Freedom of Speech and Artistic Expression

Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression School: San Jose State University Statement Rating: Green Last updated: January 3, 2018

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San Jose State University formally reaffirms its commitment to freedom of speech and artistic expression through this presidential directive. Freedom of speech in this context will be taken to encompass all forms of communication and artistic expression as well as the freedom to listen, watch, protest, or otherwise participate in such communication.

Because freedom of speech and expression play such a critical role in the functioning of a university, undue interference with the exercise of these freedoms by members of the San Jose State University community may constitute grounds for resort to law or other formal action.

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