Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Location: Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 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
  • PRP 4802: Student Code of Conduct and Judicial Process

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: January 16, 2019

    D. Computer and Network Misuse- A violation of the Acceptable Use of Technology Policy (PRP 2550). Violations include but are not limited to: misuse, abuse, or other illegal activity related to University computers or networks, using computers/the network to distribute, download or upload obscene or indecent images ... Read More
  • PRP 2550 – Acceptable Use of Technology Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: January 16, 2019

    Use of the university information technology resources to transmit abusive, threatening, or harassing material, chain letters, spam, or other communications prohibited by state or federal law Read More
  • PRP 4790 – Student Sexual Misconduct Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: January 16, 2019

    Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other harassing conduct of a sexual nature whether intentional or not. Sexual harassment occurs when: … The unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive as to substantially limit ... Read More
  • Guide to Campus Living: Room Decoration Tips

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: January 16, 2019

    Items on the outside of your door must be in good taste; not obscene or offensive to anyone. If you think something is questionable, keep it inside your room. Read More
  • PRP 4802: Student Code of Conduct and Judicial Process

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: January 16, 2019

    M. Harm to Others- To fulfill Bloomsburg University’s obligation to promote its educational mission and guarantee its orderly and effective operation, the University cannot accept/tolerate conduct that has a negative impact on the campus, community-at-large, or any individual(s), thus students are prohibited from th... Read More
  • PRP 4789 – Harassment and Discrimination Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: January 16, 2019

    Prohibited Conduct: 1) Sexual harassment – Any unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors or other harassing or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … c. Such conduct is sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive from the perspective of a reasonable person in the victim’s position, cons... Read More
  • Pennsylvania House of Representatives Select Committee on Student Academic Freedom

    September 19, 2005

    The Pennsylvania House of Representatives brought together a committee to examine allegations that Pennsylvania’s public universities were plagued by liberal ideology and indoctrination. David A. French, at the time president of FIRE, served as a legal adviser to the panel. FIRE released FIRE Report on the First Amendment Responsibilities of Pennsylvania State-Funded Colleges and Universities,… Read more

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