Saint Xavier University

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Type: Private

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  • Student Handbook: Residence Hall Policies, Prohibited Items 08-09

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    Speech Code Category: Other Speech Codes, Statement
    Last updated: October 28, 2013

    The following items and actions are prohibited: ... The use of profane, offensive, vulgar or derogatory language and/or photographs on the outside of room doors. Read More
  • Student Handbook: Publicity (Printed Materials, Electronic Media, Campus Posting Policy) 08-09

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    Speech Code Category: Other Speech Codes, Statement
    Last updated: October 28, 2013

    Materials will not be approved if they contain: 1. Any reference to illegal substances. 2. Offensive language or images and/or graphic illustrations. 3. Language and/or graphic illustrations which dehumanize individuals based on race, age, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin and/or... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Acceptable Use 08-09

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    Last updated: October 28, 2013

    Never act in such a way that another user would feel uncomfortable accessing systems--for example, by sending or presenting harassing, intimidating, abusive or patently unwanted material to others. This includes presentation in messages, on screen and in print where others might see. Read More
  • Student Handbook: Guest Speakers 08-09

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    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression, Statement
    Last updated: October 28, 2013

    The University recognizes its role as an educational stimulus and welcomes the opportunity to raise questions within the forum of the University community. While at times the issues raised may be controversial in nature, the University has continually stressed the validity and value of the inquiry process as well as... Read More
  • SXU faculty guidelines 04-05

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    Last updated: October 28, 2013

  • Student Handbook: Political Activity 08-09

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    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression, Statement
    Last updated: October 28, 2013

    The policies of Saint Xavier University do not restrict the rights and privileges of faculty, staff, students, and recognized campus organizations to express their opinions freely, and the University is committed to preserving and encouraging a diversity of point-of-view and political opinion. Read More
  • Student Handbook: Student Ethos Statement 08-09

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    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility, Statement
    Last updated: December 12, 2013

    Saint Xavier expects all members of the University community to act toward one another with sensitivity, consideration, understanding, appreciation, tolerance, civility and an active concern for the welfare of others. The University is particularly concerned that its members show respect for others regardless of rac... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Sexual Harassment Policy 08-09

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    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement
    Last updated: December 15, 2013

    Sexual harassment, as defined above, may include, but is not limited to: A. Suggesting or demanding sexual involvement of another person. ... C. -Displaying sexually explicit objects, photographs or drawings (except when warranted for legitimate academic purposes). D. Making graphic or suggestive comments, pro... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Code of Student Conduct: Respect for Others 08-09

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    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement
    Last updated: December 15, 2013

    Hazing, harassment, racist behavior, defamation, retaliation, obscene language or actions, coercion, threats, endangering the safety of others, physical or psychological abuse or intimidation of any member of the Saint Xavier University community or others using its facilities, either in person or through electronic... Read More
  • Saint Xavier University: Reprimand of Professor for Anti-Military Comments

    November 20, 2002

    Peter N. Kirstein, a tenured Professor at Saint Xavier University in Illinois found himself suspended after he responded to a student’s request for advice. The student, an officer candidate in the University’s ROTC program, requested counsel regarding the publicizing of an upcoming student-debate forum. Professor Kirstein, himself a pacifist, expressed his disapproval of the military… Read more

  • FIRE’s Work Lauded in Newspapers Nationwide

    December 12, 2005

    It’s been a good couple of days for Justice Brandeis’ maxim that “sunlight is the best disinfectant.” Thanks to articles in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and The Chronicle of Higher Education, news of FIRE’s efforts to disinfect the swamps of repression currently passing for American universities is reaching an ever-increasing number of… Read more