University of Minnesota – Morris

Location: Morris, Minnesota
Website: http://www.morris.umn.edu
Type: Public
Federal Circuit: 8th Circuit

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Speech Code Rating

University of Minnesota – Morris 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 here.

At present, FIRE has not been involved in any cases at this school.
Yellow Light Policies
  • Board of Regents Policy: Student Conduct Code

    Speech Code Category: Bullying Policies
    Last updated: January 31, 2018

    Bullying means aggressive behavior directed at another person, either in person or through electronic means, that causes stress or harm and that is repeated over time, including but not limited to assaulting, defaming, terrorizing, making obscene gestures, or invading privacy.

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  • Residence Hall Policies: Rights and Responsibilities

    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: January 31, 2018

    Each student has the right/responsibility to: … Be free from physical and emotional intimidation and harm.

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  • Residence Hall Policies: Disruptive Behavior

    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: January 31, 2018

    Behavior which is disruptive to other residents and may alarm, anger, disturb, or endanger the safety of others is prohibited. This includes but is not limited to fighting, disruption of meetings, and prank activities.

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Green Light Policies
  • Board of Regents Policy: Student Conduct Code

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: January 31, 2018

    Harm to Person. Harm to person means engaging in conduct that endangers or threatens to endanger the physical and/or mental health, safety, or welfare of another person, including, but not limited to, threatening, stalking, harassing, intimidating, or assaulting behavior.

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  • Board of Regents Policy: Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Stalking and Relationship Violence

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: January 31, 2018

    Sexual harassment shall mean unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature under either of the following conditions: …When the conduct: (1) is severe, persistent or pervasive; and (2) unreasonably interferes with an individual’s employment or educational performance or creates a work or educational environment that the individual finds, and a reasonable person would find, to be intimidating, hostile or offensive (hostile environment sexual harassment).

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