Montana Tech of the University of Montana

Location: Butte, Montana
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

Montana Tech of the University of Montana 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
  • Board of Regents Policy & Procedures Manual: Information Technology- User Responsibilities – Students

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: September 14, 2020

    GUIDELINES: RECOMMENDATIONS, NOT REQUIREMENTS … The following items represent, but do not fully define, misuse of information technology resources … Using resources for derogatory, racially offensive, sexually offensive, harassing, threatening, or discriminatory purposes. Read More
  • Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Policy: Discriminatory Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 14, 2020

    Discriminatory Harassment is unwanted conduct that is: (a) based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, sex, gender, age, political ideas, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disa... Read More
  • Resident Handbook: Student Rights and Responsibilities

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: September 14, 2020

    You have specific rights and responsibilities as a member of the Montana Tech campus community. These include the: … Right to be free from fear, intimidation, and physical or emotional harm. You have the right to feel safe from all harm. Report any threatening behavior to an RA or the Office of Residence Life. Read More
  • Resident Handbook: Inappropriate Behavior

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Other Speech Codes
    Last updated: September 14, 2020

    Any behavior deemed to be inappropriate and thought to damage the community living model is strictly prohibited and will be documented and referred to the Director of Residence Life. Inappropriate behavior is subject to judicial action and a variety of sanctions. Read More
  • Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Policy: Sexual Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 14, 2020

    Sexual Harassment is unwanted conduct that: (1) occurs within a University Program or Activity located in the United States; (2) affects an individual participating or attempting to participate in a University Program or Activity at the time the Formal Complaint is filed; (3) is based on sex, gender identity, gender... Read More
  • Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Policy: Free Expression and Academic Freedom

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: September 14, 2020

    Montana Tech has a long tradition of, and a deep commitment to, academic freedom. The welfare and strength of the University and of society at large depend upon the ability to engage in free expression in the search for meaning. To this end, Montana Tech recognizes and protects full freedom of inquiry, teaching, res... Read More
At present, FIRE has not been publicly involved in any cases at this school.
  • Robert in ‘Phi Beta Cons’ on Controversies Surrounding Visiting Speakers

    April 15, 2014

    FIRE Senior Vice President Robert Shibley was recently invited to become a regular blogger for “Phi Beta Cons” at National Review Online, and, true to form, he’s already covered some important points about recent controversies surrounding speakers visiting college and university campuses.