Use of University Facilities & Grounds Policy

Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression School: University of Southern Maine Statement Rating: Green Last updated: May 4, 2018

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USM’s mission of education, research, and public service is dependent upon the free flow of ideas. Given this, protecting free speech activities is of fundamental importance to the University. We understand that the exchange of diverse viewpoints may, at times, expose people to ideas they find offensive and create discomfort. The appropriate response to such speech is more speech; speech expressing opposing ideas; and continued dialogue.

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