UC Santa Barbara Wins FIRE’s Speech Code of the Month

September 16, 2015

By Aleister at College Insurrection

Students at this school sure have a lot of rules to obey when it comes to free speech.

Samantha Harris reports at the FIRE blog.

FIRE announces its Speech Code of the Month for September 2015: the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB).

This summer, incoming UCSB students received a letter from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, which is also posted on the university’s website under the heading “A Letter to Students: What it Means to be Part of the UCSB Community.” In that letter, the UCSB administration states its “expectations” for a civil community, and it asks students to report to the administration any behaviors that conflict with the values it sets forth...

Schools: University of California, Santa Barbara