University of California, San Diego

Location: La Jolla, California
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

University of California, San Diego 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

Due Process Rating

Sexual Misconduct

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D

Non-Sexual Misconduct

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B

  • Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination: FAQ

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: January 30, 2019

    The following examples of harassment would likely violate UC policy if found to be sufficiently “severe” and/or “pervasive”: Name calling, teasing or making other derogatory or dehumanizing remarks based on a person’s race (or other protected category). Physical assaults targeting individuals of a particular religi... Read More
  • University of California Campus Climate

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
    Last updated: January 30, 2019

    If you experience or observe behavior that is inconsistent with our Principles of Community, please report it. You may report in a variety of ways: *Report anonymously or by name, via this Campus Climate page, by selecting the University of California campus where the incident occurred from the list to the right and... Read More
  • The UCSD Principles of Community

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies Restricting Freedom of Conscience
    Last updated: January 30, 2019

    UCSD faculty, staff, and students are expected to practice these basic principles as individuals and in groups. … *We affirm each individual’s right to dignity and strive to maintain a climate of justice marked by mutual respect for each other. * We value the cultural diversity of UCSD because it enriche... Read More
  • Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination: FAQ

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
    Last updated: January 30, 2019

    Bias incidents are acts of conduct, speech or expression that target individuals and groups based on certain characteristics such as race, religion, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability and sexual orientation. Examples of bias incidents include: A public speaker who makes homophobic ... Read More
  • Academic Computing & Media Services Acceptable Use Policies

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: January 30, 2019

    Examples of misuse include, but are not limited to, the activities in the following list. … Engaging in activities which result in an excessive and avoidable level of complaints to University officials. For example, publishing controversial material without identifying the individual or organization responsibl... Read More
  • Student Regulations: Use of “Fighting Words”

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: January 30, 2019

    (1) The policy defines prohibited “fighting words” as: “those personally abusive epithets which, when directly addressed to any ordinary person are, in the context used and as a matter of common knowledge, inherently likely to provoke a violent reaction whether or not they actually do so.” (2... Read More
  • Freedom of Speech and Expression 101

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: January 30, 2019

    The First Amendment is applicable not just to Congress and the federal government, but to state and local public officials and entities as well, including UC San Diego. Protection of speech by the First Amendment is intended to encourage the free flow of ideas and to protect individuals whose speech may be considere... Read More
  • Student Regulations: Expression and Advocacy

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: January 30, 2019

    Any individual or group wishing to exercise rights of expression and/or advocacy may utilize UCSD grounds generally open to the public. These areas include: but are not necessarily limited to: Revelle College Plaza Revelle College Grassy Knoll Muir College Quad Thurgood Marshall College Quad Warren College Mall Gym... Read More
  • University of California Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: January 30, 2019

    Sexual Harassment is unwelcome sexual advances, unwelcome requests for sexual favors, and other unwelcome verbal, nonverbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … such conduct is sufficiently severe or pervasive that it unreasonably denies, adversely limits, or interferes with a person’s participation ... Read More
  • Student Conduct Code

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: January 30, 2019

    J. Conduct (e.g. harassment) that is so severe and/or pervasive, and objectively offensive, and that so substantially impairs a person’s access to University programs or activities that the person is effectively denied equal access to the University’s resources and opportunities. … Y. Physical, ver... Read More

Policies are rated on their inclusion of 10 due process safeguards. Each policy may receive 2 points for fully including that safeguard, 1 point for partial inclusion, and 0 points for no meaningful inclusion. Most, but not all, institutions have separate policies for sexual misconduct and all other misconduct. See FIRE’s Spotlight on Due Process report for more information.

Grades

Sexual Misconduct

D
6/20
  • Presumption of innocence
  • Adequate and timely notice
  • Adequate time to prepare
  • Conflicts of interest prohibited
  • Right to challenge fact-finders
  • Access to all evidence
  • Right to face accuser and witness
  • Active participation of counsel
  • Meaningful right to appeal
  • Expulsion must be unanimous

Non-Sexual Misconduct

B
14/20
  • Presumption of innocence
  • Adequate and timely notice
  • Adequate time to prepare
  • Conflicts of interest prohibited
  • Right to challenge fact-finders
  • Access to all evidence
  • Right to face accuser and witness
  • Active participation of counsel
  • Meaningful right to appeal
  • Expulsion must be unanimous
  • Introducing the FIRE Model Policy for Allocating Student Fees

    August 2, 2019

    In 2015, the University of California-San Diego attempted to silence a satirical student newspaper, The Koala, by defunding all UCSD student media organizations. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held that such a pretextual attempt to censor The Koala is unconstitutional.  FIRE told UCSD as much back in 2015 and filed… Read more

  • In landmark victory for student press rights, Ninth Circuit rebukes UCSD’s censorship of satirical student newspaper

    July 24, 2019

    In a major victory for student press rights, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit today reversed a lower court’s dismissal of a First Amendment lawsuit brought by The Koala, a satirical student newspaper at the University of California, San Diego.  After The Koala published a 2015 article satirizing “safe spaces,” the… Read more

  • When U.S. universities clash with China’s ‘sensitive content’

    September 13, 2018

    In the midst of increased attention on the Chinese government’s involvement in higher education outside its borders, fueled by controversies in Australia and calls for campus disinvitations of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in the United States, a new report addresses how U.S. universities have handled demands that they censor content deemed “sensitive” by… Read more

  • FIRE files amici brief in Koala’s appeal of UCSD funding cut

    August 3, 2017

    Today, FIRE and the Cato Institute filed an amici curiae brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, requesting that the federal appellate court review and reverse a district court’s dismissal of Koala v. Khosla, in which the long-running humor publication The Koala sought to reverse a funding cut by the… Read more

  • In flawed opinion, district court dismisses The Koala’s lawsuit

    March 3, 2017

    A federal judge dismissed a student humor publication’s lawsuit against the University of California, San Diego on Wednesday in an opinion that is remarkable primarily for how consistently it misinterprets law and precedent. If you have followed FIRE’s work, you are already familiar with The Koala (tagline: “The Worst in Collegiate Journalism Since 1982!”), a… Read more

  • Dalai Lama faces opposition at UC San Diego

    February 23, 2017

    By now you may have heard about the objections to the University of California, San Diego’s decision to invite the Dalai Lama as a commencement speaker. The Dalai Lama, a Tibetan spiritual leader, has long been opposed by the Chinese government for his advocacy of self-rule in Tibet, which China views as an attack on… Read more

  • Due Process Legal Update: The Kangaroo Lives On

    November 30, 2016

    In my most recent due process legal update, I mentioned that a California appellate court held oral arguments in the case of a University of California, San Diego student who alleged he was denied a fair hearing in a sexual misconduct case at UCSD. Last July, a California judge ruled that UCSD had denied the… Read more

  • Court Denies Preliminary Injunction for Defunded Satirical Newspaper at UC San Diego

    November 14, 2016

    Earlier this month, a federal district court in California denied a preliminary injunction request and dismissed the First Amendment claims of a satirical student newspaper at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) that was stripped of funding last year after publishing a controversial article. The newspaper, The Koala, is represented by the ACLU of… Read more

  • Student Wins Preliminary Victory in UCSD Scantron Cheating Case

    October 7, 2016

    In August, we told you about an unusual and important due process case involving former University of California, San Diego (UCSD) student Jonathan Dorfman, who was expelled after being accused of copying another student’s Scantron sheet during a 2011 chemistry exam. Dorfman sued the school in 2012, alleging that administrators committed critical due process violations… Read more

  • ‘Stacking the Deck’ Against Due Process at UCSD

    August 24, 2016

    Among the more unusual and important due process cases FIRE is following this summer is one that began with an allegation that a University of California, San Diego (UCSD) student cheated on a chemistry exam in 2011. Why does this case stand out? Because what it suggests generally about UCSD’s views on due process could… Read more

  • As ‘The Koala’ Files Lawsuit Against University of California, San Diego, Public Records Reveal Administration’s Censorship

    June 1, 2016

    Last November, a student-run satirical newspaper at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), The Koala, was one of thirteen student publications whose funding was cut by the UCSD student government—just days after The Koala published an article satirizing “safe spaces.” At the time, Dominick Suvonnasupa, president of the UCSD student government, claimed that “the… Read more

  • FIRE Announces 10 Worst Colleges for Free Speech: 2016

    February 17, 2016

    PHILADELPHIA, February 17, 2016—Nearly half of America’s top colleges maintain speech codes that blatantly violate First Amendment standards. But every year the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) takes a closer look at the past year’s incidents of college censorship to determine the nation’s 10 worst abusers of student and faculty free speech rights…. Read more

  • Student Newspaper’s First Amendment Lawsuit Against University of Kansas Administrators Is Important Reminder about Need to Check Student Government Power

    February 10, 2016

    On February 5, the University Daily Kansan filed a lawsuit against two administrators of the University of Kansas (KU), alleging that the administrators failed to intervene when the student government slashed funding to the Kansan over an editorial criticizing the results of a student government election. The Kansan story begins in April 2014, when a… Read more

  • FIRE to UC San Diego: Reverse Unconstitutional Defunding of Student Media

    December 18, 2015

    This week, FIRE sent a letter to the Chancellor of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and its student government president, urging the reversal of a recent student council vote to yank funding from all student print media outlets. The vote came the same day UCSD administrators condemned the humor publication The Koala in… Read more

  • California Court: UCSD Sexual Assault Proceedings Violated Student’s Due Process Rights

    July 14, 2015

    A California court has ruled that the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) acted improperly by using a deeply flawed system to adjudicate a sexual assault allegation and sanctioning the accused based on a process that violated his rights. On July 10, 2015, Judge Joel M. Pressman of the Superior Court of California, County of… Read more

  • Universities Must Not Intrude Upon Freedom of Conscience in ‘Values’ Statements

    January 16, 2014

    This winter, FIRE is running a series of blog posts about what makes a “green light” policy. So far, we have examined how universities can craft policies on harassment, civility, and computer usage that achieve their aims while still respecting students’ right to freedom of speech. Today we are going to talk about policies that infringe on students’ right to… Read more

  • Liberty Requires Tough Choices: The Student Funding Dilemma

    July 31, 2013

    Kanisha Parthasarathy is a FIRE summer intern. Allocating money to student groups is a tricky game. For many colleges, the amount of money given to groups is not increasing at the same rate as the number of student groups vying for recognition and funding. Funding boards usually solve this problem by creating guidelines to determine how… Read more

  • Will Creeley on Hate Speech Rules in UC-San Diego Student Newspaper

    October 2, 2012

    FIRE’s Will Creeley has been interviewed for an article in the University of California, San Diego student newspaper, The Guardian. The article addresses the recent call for the University of California (UC) system to prohibit so-called "hate speech," an effort that FIRE opposed as clearly unconstitutional. Thankfully, the story has a happy ending: UC President… Read more

  • What’s in a Name? At UC San Diego, Threats to Academic Freedom

    July 19, 2011

    Heather Mac Donald’s article in City Journal last week alerted us to the University of California at San Diego’s (UCSD’s) plan to reorganize its diversity-initiatives administrative structure by refashioning the office of Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) as the office of Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. UCSD’s May 4, 2011, announcement states: Following campus and community consultation,… Read more

  • Faculty Committee Issues Stinging Report on Academic Freedom Violations at UC San Diego

    June 9, 2011

    "Shocking and appalling" is how UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh summed up an incident described in a report from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) faculty’s Committee on Academic Freedom (CAF). It’s hard to disagree with him. The report in question, delivered at a May 24 meeting of UCSD’s faculty assembly, lashes the UCSD… Read more

  • Staff Editorial in UCSD ‘Guardian’ Gets It Right on Proposed Hate Speech Bill

    April 2, 2010

    As Adam blogged earlier, campus publications at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) have been admirably defending students’ First Amendment rights at UCSD and elsewhere. In the wake of a campus crisis at UCSD over free speech rights and a student government-imposed freeze on funding for student media, it is good to see student journalists… Read more

  • UCSD Campus Publications Guard the First Amendment with Vigilance

    April 2, 2010

    Brenda Madriz Montes, Editor in Chief of the Left Coast Post at University of California, San Diego (UCSD), has written a good letter to the editor of student paper The Guardian this week about the amazingly brash and unconstitutional mass censorship of dozens of student media organizations by Associated Students of UCSD president Utsav Gupta—which apparently was condoned by UCSD… Read more

  • Five University of California Campuses Missed the Memo on New Discriminatory Harassment Policy

    March 19, 2010

    As the great UC San Diego free speech crisis unfolded, I noticed that UCSD had missed the memo from President Mark C. Yudof regarding the new Universitywide discriminatory harassment policy as of October 2009. (FIRE has a good idea about exactly why the policy was changed at that time, but that is a story not… Read more

  • Rights in the News: First Amendment Wins Out at UCSD

    March 12, 2010

    As we’ve written here a couple of times already, FIRE was pleased to announce yesterday that the students of the University of California, San Diego won’t have to linger another week under the media freeze imposed by its student government. A special thanks to the many who wrote to Chancellor Marye Anne Fox and student… Read more

  • Behind the Scenes at UCSD: ‘Guardian’ Shows the Lengths Student Government Went to Gain Control of Media

    March 12, 2010

    After three weeks of heated debate at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), FIRE announced yesterday that the Associated Students of UCSD (ASUCSD) has finally restored funding to the 33 student media organizations whose quarterly funding was frozen by ASUCSD President Utsav Gupta following the utterance of a racial slur on UCSD’s student-run television… Read more

  • Victory for Freedom of the Press: UC San Diego Ends Unconstitutional Funding Freeze

    March 11, 2010

    Last night, the student government of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) voted to end an ongoing moratorium on funding for student media. The vote restores funding for student media organizations and makes no changes to the current policy governing student media. FIRE has been working with student media to end the funding freeze…. Read more

  • Victory for Freedom of the Press: UC San Diego Ends Unconstitutional Funding Freeze

    March 11, 2010

    SAN DIEGO, March 11, 2010—In a victory for freedom of the press on campus, the student government of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) voted last night to end an ongoing moratorium on funding for student media. The vote restores funding for student media organizations and makes no changes to the current policy governing… Read more

  • In ‘Pajamas Media,’ FIRE’s Robert Shibley Criticizes Censorship of ‘Hate Speech’ at UCSD

    March 11, 2010

    Today in Pajamas Media, FIRE Vice President Robert Shibley addresses the questionable effects of efforts to silence “hate speech” at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), rather than let it be judged in the harsh light of the marketplace of ideas. Here’s his brief rundown of the controversy: The impetus for the turmoil is… Read more

  • In Battling Racism, UC San Diego Must Not Follow the University of Delaware’s Example

    March 10, 2010

    While much of the University of California, San Diego’s (UCSD’s) campus media remains under the deep freeze imposed by Associated Students of UCSD President Utsav Gupta nearly three weeks ago in the wake of racially-tinged incidents there, news is being made at UCSD on other fronts. A recent letter to the campus from UCSD Chancellor Marye Anne… Read more

  • Rights in the News: Greg’s New Book Project Announced as Battle For Free Speech Continues at UCSD

    March 6, 2010

    In a week when a college football coach praised the mass theft of a campus newspaper as a productive “team-building exercise,” and a blanket funding freeze of student fee-funded media continues at UC San Diego over the protests of just about everyone who’s not Associated Students of UCSD President Utsav Gupta, the announcement of FIRE President Greg Lukianoff’s new… Read more

  • Two California Student Newspapers Address UCSD Free Speech Issues: One Right, One Wrong

    March 3, 2010

    Two California college newspapers published editorials today regarding the Associated Students of University of California, San Diego (ASUCSD’s) blanket censorship of all 33 student media organizations at UCSD in the midst of an explosive controversy stemming from an off-campus "Compton Cookout" party held two weeks ago. One of the editorials does a masterful job of… Read more

  • UCSD Students to Protest First Amendment Violations Today

    March 3, 2010

    Today, students at UCSD will protest the ongoing and unconstitutional violation of their First Amendment rights. Led by CFN member and California Review editor Alec Weisman, students will gather at UCSD Chancellor Marye Anne Fox’s office at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time. The protest is intended to be orderly, as described on its Facebook event page: We… Read more

  • ‘Verified Apology’ for Noose Incident at UCSD

    March 1, 2010

    The situation at the University of California, San Diego, just keeps getting weirder. It has been reported in several places today that The Guardian, UCSD’s main student newspaper, has printed a "verified apology" from the unnamed student who hung a noose in the UCSD library. I say "it has been reported" because The Guardian‘s website… Read more

  • San Diego Columnist: Investigating Protected Speech is an Expensive Mistake

    March 1, 2010

    Writing in San Diego’s North County Times, columnist Jim Trageser makes several important points regarding the controversy that continues to roil the University of California, San Diego, in the wake of the off-campus "Compton Cookout" party. First, Trageser notes that UCSD’s ongoing investigation of protected speech is likely meant to chill further student expression: [S]chool… Read more

  • Rights in the News: FIRE on Front Lines as Free Speech Saga Unfolds at UCSD

    February 27, 2010

    Readers of The Torch this week have been treated to a blow-by-blow account of the First Amendment meltdown taking place at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). In case you’re not up to speed on the happenings at UCSD, however, here’s a brief rundown: A Facebook invitation for an off-campus  "Compton Cookout" party that… Read more

  • Why Doesn’t FIRE Condemn [Insert Your Least Favorite Expression Here]?

    February 26, 2010

    The University of California, San Diego (UCSD), seems to be in the process of melting down over racial issues. What started with a Facebook invitation to a "Compton Cookout" off-campus theme party has become an all-consuming campus imbroglio. The primary focus of the "investigation" into the party has been the invitation itself. Adam discussed it… Read more

  • San Diego’s American Civil Liberties Union Writes Three Letters Defending Free Speech at UCSD

    February 26, 2010

    On Tuesday, FIRE reported that the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and its student government have violated the First Amendment by freezing funds for 33 student media organizations, dissolving the student-run television station, and threatening to punish students involved in a controversy over a party invitation for an event called the "Compton Cookout." Student government… Read more

  • Noose Reported at UCSD Library; Not Protected Speech

    February 26, 2010

    The UC Regent Live blog has the best information so far on the breaking news overnight regarding at least one noose found hanging in UCSD’s Geisel Library around midnight Pacific Time. The blog reports two people saying that the main student newspaper, The Guardian, received a note saying that more nooses are coming. The blog includes… Read more

  • UCSD Missed the Memo on New UC Harassment Policy

    February 25, 2010

    In Monday’s issue of The Guardian, UCSD’s mainstream student newspaper, student journalist Angela Chen reported on the unconstitutional efforts of UCSD administrators to punish students who were involved with a highly controversial "Compton Cookout" party off campus earlier this month. The party was most controversial because of an invitation that asked women to dress and… Read more

  • UCSD Upholds Media Funding Ban on 33 Organizations

    February 25, 2010

    The Associated Students of UCSD (ASUCSD), which is the student government at University of California, San Diego, has become a First Amendment nightmare for 33 student organizations on campus. Late last week, ASUCSD’s president, Utsav Gupta, unilaterally froze funding to 33 student media organizations because one of them had permitted another publication, The Koala, to broadcast… Read more

  • Double Standards at UCSD

    February 25, 2010

    Anyone following the current free-speech controversy at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) should be aware of the university’s response to another situation that arose at UCSD back in 1995. In March of 1995, a U.S. Border Patrol agent named Luis Santiago was killed in the line of duty. In May of that same… Read more

  • Support FIRE’s Work at UCSD!

    February 23, 2010

    Staffers at FIRE are working around the clock to protect the 26,000 students at the University of California, San Diego, whose rights are currently under attack. If you haven’t yet done so, I urge you to read about how UCSD has unconstitutionally frozen funds for its student media groups, shut down its campus TV station,… Read more

  • Silverglate on ‘Corrupted Language’ in Campus Speech Codes, Federal Law

    February 23, 2010

    Some people occasionally ask FIRE why we are so adamant that unconstitutional speech codes are a bad idea. FIRE Co-founder and Chairman Harvey Silverglate has a great essay on this subject in today’s Minding the Campus, in which he discusses “How Corrupted Language Moved from Campus to the Real World.” Harvey links the disregard for… Read more

  • UC San Diego Freezes Funds to 33 Media Groups, Dissolves Student TV, Threatens to Punish Students for Protected Speech

    February 23, 2010

    The University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and its student government have violated the First Amendment by freezing funds for 33 student media organizations, dissolving the student-run television station, and threatening to punish students involved in a controversy over a party invitation for an event called the "Compton Cookout." Student government president Utsav Gupta has… Read more

  • UC San Diego Freezes Funds for 33 Media Groups, Dissolves Student TV, Threatens to Punish Students for Protected Speech

    February 23, 2010

    SAN DIEGO, February 23, 2010—The University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and its student government have violated the First Amendment by freezing funds for 33 student media organizations, dissolving the student-run television station, and threatening to punish students involved in a controversy over a party invitation for an event called the “Compton Cookout.” Student government… Read more

  • Two Years Later, New and Improved Speech Policy at UCSD Nears Implementation

    October 16, 2009

    After more than two years of intense negotiation and debate, the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is on the verge of implementing a long-awaited revision of its speech policies. UCSD student newspaper The Guardian reported earlier this month that the proposed revisions are now open for public comment. Guardian reporter Xue Mao explains the… Read more

  • Proposed Speech Policy Reform at UCSD Finalized

    June 12, 2009

    Last week, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) student newspaper The Guardian reported that after several years of often contentious debate, a UCSD committee of faculty, students and administrators has finalized a proposal to reform UCSD’s current policies regarding speech on campus. FIRE has been in close contact with student leaders on the committee throughout… Read more

  • UCSD Students Organize Against Proposed Speech Restrictions; FIRE Writes Letter

    June 22, 2007

    Hot on the heels of last month’s student walk-out in protest of the University of California, San Diego’s (UCSD’s) decision not to rehire Teaching Assistants Scott Boehm and Benjamin Balthaser due to their public criticism of the university, UCSD administrators are now seeking to implement a clearly unconstitutional new speech zone policy. Both the timing… Read more

  • Students Walk Out at UCSD as Dismissal of TAs Raises Academic Freedom Concerns

    May 30, 2007

    Students at the University of California, San Diego’s (UCSD’s) Thurgood Marshall College will walk out of classes this afternoon in a coordinated protest of the school’s recent decision not to rehire two teaching assistants (TAs), ostensibly because of their public criticism of the school. The decision raises serious questions about free speech and academic freedom… Read more

  • Journalism Association Condemns Press Freedom Violations

    August 16, 2006

    Yesterday, the Student Press Law Center (SPLC) reported the August 4 decision by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) to censure a community college in New Jersey for violating freedom of the press. Ocean Community College (OCC) has already been censured by the College Media Advisers, Inc. (CMA), a national organization… Read more

  • FIRE’s letter to UCSD

    May 22, 2002

    May 22, 2002 Chancellor Robert C. Dynes University of California, San Diego 9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0005 La Jolla, California 92093-0005 URGENT Re: Disciplinary Charges against The Koala. Dear Chancellor Dynes: As you can see from the list of our Directors and Board of Advisors, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) unites leaders… Read more