Angelo State University

Location: San Angelo, Texas
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

Angelo State University has been given the speech code rating Yellow. Yellow light colleges and universities are those institutions with at least one ambiguous policy that too easily encourages administrative abuse and arbitrary application. Read more
  • Student Handbook: Use of University Space- Freedom of Expression Activities and Forum Areas

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: April 30, 2020

    Students engaged in freedom of expression activities may be subject to discipline under the Code of Student Conduct for the following actions: … Activities that include the use of obscenities, libelous statements, or “fighting words” as defined by law. Read More
  • Student Handbook: Code of Student Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Bullying Policies
    Last updated: April 30, 2020

    Repeated or severe aggressive behaviors that intimidate or intentionally harm or control another person physically or emotionally. Read More
  • Student Handbook: Anti-Discrimination Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: April 30, 2020

    1. Harassment Discriminatory Harassment is harassment based on a person’s protected class under this policy is a form of discrimination. Unlawful harassment is verbal, physical, or written conduct that shows hostility toward an individual based on or related to sex, race, national origin, religion, age, disability, ... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Code of Student Conduct- Sexual Misconduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: April 30, 2020

    Sexual Harassment – Means unwelcome sex-based verbal or physical conduct that: … in the education context, is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that the conduct interferes with a student’s ability to participate in or benefit from education programs or activities. To constitute an intimidating, hos... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Harmful, Threatening, or Endangering Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: April 30, 2020

    Intentional or reckless behavior that harms, threatens, or endangers the physical or emotional health or safety of others … Read More
  • Student Handbook: Freedom of Expression Activities and Forum Areas

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: April 30, 2020

    The open exchange of information, opinions, and ideas between students is an essential element of the campus experience. These policies are intended to protect the interests of all students as well as other members of the University community. These policies presume that students are generally free to engage in free... Read More
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