Keene State College

Location: Keene, New Hampshire
Type: Public

Speech Code Rating

Keene State College has been given the speech code rating Green. Green light institutions are those colleges and universities whose policies nominally protect free speech. Read more
  • Student Handbook: Sexual Misconduct Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: July 1, 2021

    Sexual Harassment is a form of unlawful gender (sex) discrimination. Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, unwelcome requests for sexual favors, or other unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature that violates College policy when: … Such behavior is so severe and pervasive that a reasonable p... Read More
  • Discrimination and Discriminatory Harassment Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: July 1, 2021

    Discriminatory harassment is any severe, pervasive or objectively offensive conduct directed to an individual or group of individuals because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran’s status, disability or other legally prot... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Campus Policies- Threatening or Endangering Others Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: July 1, 2021

    Verbal threats, intimidation, harassment, coercion and/or other conduct which threatens or endangers the health or safety of any person is prohibited, be it through face-to-face interactions or the use of social media and/or electronic devices. Read More
  • Computer and Network Use Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: July 1, 2021

    All users may not … Use computing or network resources for profit, commercial use or for the purpose of lobbying that connotes College involvement or endorsement of any political candidate or ballot initiative Read More
  • Student Handbook: Use of Facilities- Political, Social, and Commercial Activities

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: July 1, 2021

    To facilitate robust debate and the free exchange of ideas, students and non-students shall be permitted to engage in free speech activities and distribute literature on Oya Hill on a space available basis. This use may be without permission from the College so long as the area has not been previously reserved or sc... Read More
At present, FIRE has not been publicly involved in any cases at this school.