California University of Pennsylvania Wins FIRE’s Speech Code of the Month

June 14, 2015

By Aleister at College Insurection

Students at this school have to be careful not to email any inappropriate messages.

Samantha Harris reports at the FIRE blog.

FIRE announces its Speech Code of the Month for June 2015: California University of Pennsylvania (CUP).

CUP (located in the town of California, Pa., hence the name) is one of the fourteen public universities comprising the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. As a public university, CUP is required to uphold the First Amendment rights of its students. Indeed, courts in the Third Circuit, the jurisdiction of which includes Pennsylvania, have repeatedly held—at schools like Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania and Temple University—that public university speech codes violate the First Amendment...

Schools: California University of Pennsylvania