Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Location: Millersville, Pennsylvania
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

Millersville 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
  • Organization Guidebook: Millersville University Posting Policy

    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: April 30, 2018

    1. In accordance with the University‘s drug and alcohol policy, the marketing, advertising or promotion of alcohol or referring to alcohol or other illicit drug use, abuse, sale or distribution is prohibited. 2. Sexist and discriminatory materials are strictly prohibited. 3. No more than one flyer will be allowed to... Read More
  • Judicial Affairs Handbook: Student Code of Conduct

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: April 30, 2018

    Engaging in conduct that is harassing, intimidating or threatening, or engaging in conduct that constitutes unlawful discrimination based on another person’s race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, age, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, or veteran status, disability or any other... Read More
  • Discrimination and Harassment Policy and Complaint Procedures

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: April 30, 2018

    Harassment is defined as any type of conduct directed at an individual based on his or her protected class status that is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that it substantially interferes with an individual’s work environment, educational performance, participation in extra-curricular activities, ... Read More
  • Title IX/Sexual Misconduct: Sexual Harassment

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: April 30, 2018

    Sexual harassment consists of interaction between individuals that is characterized by unwelcome sexual advances, coercion, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: (1) submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an indivi... 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

  • Millersville University Standing Strong for Free Speech for Bill Ayers

    February 18, 2009

    Congratulations to Millersville University (MU) for promising to stand strong against protesters who want MU to disinvite controversial professor William Ayers from a lecture scheduled for March 19. Ayers became controversial during the 2008 presidential election and, since then, has been disinvited from University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) and Georgia Southern University (GSU) under very questionable… Read more

  • Oxford Spies on Students through Facebook

    July 18, 2007

    The United Kingdom appears to be rapidly turning into a place where Big Brother is not just a character in a book, or a reality TV show, but a reality for everyone. Britain is well-known for its abundance of closed-circuit TV cameras that record everyone walking down the streets, all the time—and sometimes, the cameras… Read more

  • Student Denied Degree Due to MySpace Picture; Litigation Commenced

    April 30, 2007

    The battle between students and university administrators over online privacy has reached a new—though sadly predictable—level of ludicrousness. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that Stacy Snyder, a 27-year-old student at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, was denied her education degree (and the accompanying teaching certificate) after student-teacher advisors and university officials discovered an “unprofessional” picture of… Read more