Letter from Sherry Gordon, Senior Counsel, Attorney General of Washington to FIRE, Oct. 15, 2014

Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech School: Washington State University Statement Rating: Green Last updated: September 19, 2017

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[T]his language refers to a community resource, not a WSU program or policy. WSU has not operated a “Bias Hotline” for several years. … While several offices at WSU include the hotline as a local community resource in publications or on Web pages, if WSU received a report from that service, WSU would evaluate the report based on WSU’s policies prohibiting discrimination. Those policies specify that to constitute harassment, the conduct must be severe, persistent, or pervasive.

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