Shawnee State University

Location: Portsmouth, Ohio
Website: http://www.shawnee.edu
Type: Public
Federal Circuit: 6th Circuit

Speech Code Rating

Shawnee State University has been given the speech code rating Red. A red light university has at least one policy that both clearly and substantially restricts freedom of speech. Read more here.

At present, FIRE has not been involved in any cases at this school.

Red Light Policies

Yellow Light Policies
  • Title IX: Frequently Asked Questions

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: August 18, 2017

    What are some examples of sexual Harassment?

    Inappropriate behavior may include:

    • Sexual jokes, innuendoes, gestures
    • Unwanted flirtation, advances, or propositions
    • Pressure for sex
    • Leering
    • Display of sexually suggestive objects/visuals
    • Display/transmission of sexually suggestive electronic content
    • Any unnecessary, unwanted physical contact
    • Sexual assault (if this occurs, call the police immediately and maintain evidence)

     

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  • Student Conduct Code: Violations

    Speech Code Category: Bullying Policies
    Last updated: August 18, 2017

    Harassment, intimidation, stalking, bullying, including cyber-bullying, and/or other threatening behavior.

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Green Light Policies
  • Procedure 5.01:2 Reporting & Investigating Sexual Assault, Sexual Misconduct

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: August 18, 2017

    Sexual harassment includes sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other physical or verbal conduct of a sexual nature that is unwelcome and sufficiently severe or pervasive from both a subjective (the complainant’s) and an objective (reasonable person’s) viewpoint.

     

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At present, FIRE does not maintain information on this school's policies.
At present, FIRE does not maintain information on this school's policies.