Shawnee State University

Location: Portsmouth, Ohio
Type: Public
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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
  • Conditions for Use of Campus Computing Resources

    Speech Code Rating: Red
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: October 15, 2020

    There will be no dissemination of libelous, slanderous or racist material, or other material prohibited by law. Read More
  • Student Conduct Code: Sexual Misconduct

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

    Sexual harassment (also called “sexual misconduct”) is conduct that is: 1) sexual in nature; 2) unwelcome; and 3) denies or limits an individual’s ability to participate in or benefit from the University’s education program or work environment. Read More
  • Title IX: Frequently Asked Questions

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

    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, u... Read More
  • Student Conduct Code: Violations

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

    Harassment, intimidation, stalking, bullying, including cyber-bullying, and/or other threatening behavior. Read More
  • Procedure 5.01:2 Reporting & Investigating Sexual Assault, Sexual Misconduct

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

    Sexual Harassment, as an umbrella category, includes the offenses of sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking, and is defined as: … Conduct that a reasonable person would determine is so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person ... Read More
At present, FIRE has not been publicly involved in any cases at this school.