Hiram College

Location: Hiram, Ohio
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Type: Private
Federal Circuit: 6th Circuit

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Not Rated Policies
  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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, or inappropriate
    gestures/behavior.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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 consult the harassment and bias policy.

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At present, FIRE does not maintain information on this school's policies.
  • 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 after that, Sam Houston State University threatened to investigate a student for a tweet about a police officer’s death after it received significant criticism on social media. In August, a spokesperson from The Ohio State University implied that students who hung a raunchy banner from […]

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