Student Handbook: Statement of Academic Freedom and Freedom of Expression

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Smith College is “committed to creating an inclusive, equitable and accessible educational community founded on the free and open exchange of ideas.” Among the central purposes of such a community are the acquisition and transmission of knowledge, cultivation of the creative and critical faculties of the human intellect, expression of ideas and emotions through the arts, and the development of aesthetic sensitivity and appreciation. Academic freedom is of paramount value in such a community.

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