Minnesota State Colleges & Universities Board Policies: 3.1, Students Rights & Responsibilities

Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression School: Winona State University Statement Rating: Green Last updated: November 15, 2016

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Part 1. Freedom to Learn
In addition to the basic constitutional rights enjoyed by all citizens, students at colleges and universities have specific rights related to academic freedom and their status as students. Freedom to teach and freedom to learn are inseparable facets of academic freedom. …

Part 2. Freedom of Expression
Individual students and student organizations shall be free to examine and to discuss all questions of interest to them and to express opinions publicly and privately. …

Part 3. Freedom of Association
Students shall be free to organize and join organizations to promote their common and lawful interests, subject to college or university policies, procedures, or regulations. …

Part 4. Student-Sponsored Forums
Students shall have the right to assemble, to select speakers, and to discuss issues of their choice. …

Part 5. Student Publications
Student-funded publications must be free of censorship and advance approval of copy. …

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