Rowan University

Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

Rowan University 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
  • Policy No. DPS 2015:01: Free Speech & Peaceful Assembly Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: November 9, 2018

    a. In an effort to ensure safety and to promote an environment conducive to study, advance reservation for expressive activity is required for assembly and/or demonstrations that are promoted in advance, and/or sponsored by student organizations, and/or expected to draw a crowd of more than 10 people. Advance reserv... Read More
  • Policy No. SL 2016:01: Student Code of Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Bullying Policies
    Last updated: November 9, 2018

    Harassment, intimidation, or bullying include any gesture, any written, verbal or physical act, or any electronic communication, whether it be a single incident or a series of incidents, that is reasonably perceived as being motivated either by any actual or perceived characteristic, such as race, color, religion, a... Read More
  • Policy No. SL 2016:14: Student Sexual Misconduct and Harassment Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: November 9, 2018

    a. Sexual/gender-based harassment is unwelcome sexual or gender based verbal or physical conduct that unreasonably interferes with or deprives others of their right to access and benefit from the educational and other programs and services of the University. Sexual violence is a form of sexual harassment. Sexual har... Read More
  • Policy No. DPS 2015:01: Free Speech & Peaceful Assembly Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: November 9, 2018

    The University will protect the rights of freedom of speech, expression, petition and peaceful assembly as set forth in the United States Constitution and the Constitution of the State of New Jersey. Read More
  • Bias Assessment and Response Team: BART Members- Purpose Statement

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
    Last updated: November 9, 2018

    The purpose of the Bias Assessment and Response Team (BART) to provide impacted parties of bias incidents opportunities to be heard and supported; understand and respond to situations that affect the University; educate and inform the community, and create awareness of ignorance and intolerance. The BART provides se... Read More