Freedom of Speech Ad Hoc Committee Fall 2017


Freedom of Speech Ad Hoc Committee Fall 2017


Committee:

Ad-Hoc Committee on Freedom of Speech

Category:

Task Forces

Description:

The University Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Freedom of Speech

The purpose of this committee will be to develop the language for and prepare for University Senate consideration of a policy for inclusion in the University Senate Code to guarantee its campus will be a safe, free and inclusive environment for freedom of speech, thought and expression by all members of the University community.  This committee should address the issues affecting freedom of speech on campus, including, but not limited to: diversity, campus carry, hate speech, the Regents’ Social Media Policy, and academic freedom. 

Members:

Ad-Hoc Committee: Freedom of Speech

Chair: Rick Levy, Law

Faculty: Andi Back, Libraries

Faculty: Shawn Alexander, African/African American Studies

Faculty: Robert Warrior, American Studies/English

Staff: Joshua Jones, IOA

Staff: Kari Stone-Sewalish, Student Affairs

Staff: Abby Ehling, Graduate Studies

Graduate Student: Jyleesa Hampton j890h019@ku.edu

Student: Danya Issawi d562i805@ku.edu

Student: Andrea Gomez Cervantes a.gomezcervantes@ku.edu

Charges:

Fall 2017

The University Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Freedom of Speech

The purpose of this committee will be to develop the language for and prepare for University Senate consideration of a policy for inclusion in the University Senate Code to guarantee its campus will be a safe, free and inclusive environment for freedom of speech, thought and expression by all members of the University community.  This committee should address the issues affecting freedom of speech on campus, including, but not limited to: diversity, campus carry, hate speech, the Regents’ Social Media Policy, and academic freedom. 

 

Final Report:

Final Report (PDF)