Free Speech and Expression

Free speech is the foundation of higher education and paramount to innovation. It is also essential to fulfilling the university’s mission of cultivating diversity of thought and culture, and thereby serving the public through learning, discovery, and engagement. Through its principles of community, USU affirms the inherent dignity and value of each individual in our university community and are committed to freedom of expression and respectful dialogue.

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FAQ: The First Amendment and Campus Life
The following video is created and provided by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), a nonpartisan organization dedicated to defending and sustaining the individual rights of students and faculty members at America’s colleges and universities. FIRE provides lessons and resources to inform campus communities about free speech.