Hiram College

Location: Hiram, Ohio
Type: Private

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  • Student Handbook: Standards for Student Conduct- Unauthorized Use of College Computers 11-12

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies, Statement
    Last updated: January 23, 2014

    Using any electronic mail or messaging system to send abusive, offensive, obscene, harassing, or otherwise inappropriate communications. Read More
  • Student Handbook: Harassment and Bias Incidents 11-12

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement
    Last updated: January 23, 2014

    Sexual harassment is a form of unlawful discrimination and is defined to include unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. Read More
  • Student Handbook: Harassment and Bias Incidents 11-12

    Speech Code Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech, Statement
    Last updated: January 23, 2014

    A bias incident is a threatened, attempted, or completed action that is motivated by bigotry and bias regarding a person’s real or perceived race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, or gender status. Example of these incidents include name calling, offensive language/acts, graffiti... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Standards for Student Conduct- Discourtesy to a Faculty or Staff Member 11-12

    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility, Statement
    Last updated: January 23, 2014

    Rudeness, profanity, insulting, and/or intimidating behavior on the part of a student when confronted by a faculty or staff member, including any member of the Residential Education staff, in the performance of duties. Read More
  • Student Handbook: Standards for Student Conduct- Harassment 11-12

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement
    Last updated: January 23, 2014

    Inappropriate or disrespectful conduct or communication in any form, including, but not limited to harassment based on gender, race, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. Harassment can occur electronically in email, blogs, text messages, and web pages such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, etc. For more information consul... Read More
  • About Hiram: Statement of Core Values 11-12

    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression, Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility, Statement
    Last updated: January 23, 2014

    We foster an environment that encourages open inquiry. Read More
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  • Hiram College: “Offensive” Anti-Police Statements Should Have Been Censored

    November 5, 2015

    When students make controversial statements, it’s all too common for college administrators to react with a promise to crack down on speech as a way to appease offended members of the campus community. This summer, Texas Christian University suspended a student after his tweets about ISIS and protests in Baltimore offended non-students on Tumblr. Soon… Read more