Purdue University Fort Wayne

Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

Purdue University Fort Wayne has been given the speech code rating Green. Green light institutions are those colleges and universities whose policies nominally protect free speech. Read more

This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech. This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech. This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech.
  • IPFW Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct: Demonstrations

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: September 23, 2020

    Any individual or group activity or conduct apparently intended to call attention to the participants’ point of view on some issues is not of itself misconduct. Demonstrations that do not involve conduct beyond the scope of constitutionally protected rights of free speech and assembly are, of course, permissible. Read More
  • Title IX Harassment, Interim (III.C.4)

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 23, 2020

    Conduct on the basis of sex that satisfies one or more of the following: … Unwelcome conduct that a reasonable person would determine is so severe, pervasive and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person equal access to the University’s educational programs or activities; … Read More
  • Ethical Guidelines for IPFW Information Technology (IT) Users

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: September 23, 2020

    The use of university IT resources to disseminate obscene, pornographic, or libelous materials; to threaten or harass others; or to otherwise engage in activities forbidden by the Code or university policy is subject to disciplinary action. Read More
  • IPFW Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct: Personal Misconduct

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 23, 2020

    Any form of communication that involves an expressed or implied threat to interfere unlawfully with an individual’s personal safety (“fighting words”) inherently likely to provoke a violent reaction in a face-to-face situation. Read More
At present, FIRE has not been publicly involved in any cases at this school.