Academic Senate

Free Speech Committee

Committee Members 2022-2023
Jennifer Brundidge2024EC designee
UnspecifiedStf. member Appt. by President
UnspecifiedAppt. by Assc. Student Govn. Affairs Council
UnspecifiedAssc. VP of Student Life (or designee)
Interim Chief Christopher NicodemusUnspecifiedUPD Chief (or designee)
Stephen CumminsUnspecifiedDir. of UPE (or designee)
Jamie ClydeUnspecifiedAssc. Student Executive Dir. (or designee)

Members shall include:

  1. One faculty member appointed by the Academic Senate Executive Committee
  2. One staff member appointed by the President
  3. One student appointed by the Government Affairs Council of the Associated Students
  4. Associate Vice President of Student Life or designee
  5. Chief of University Police or designee
  6. Director of University Public Events or designee
  7. AS Executive Director or designee, as needed

Charges of the committee include:

  1. Make recommendations to the President (or designee) regarding the feasibility of proposed events.
  2. Consult with the sponsoring group to explore safety, feasibility and other mitigating factors associated with the event.
  3. In the rare circumstances when approval may have been denied, hear appeals from sponsoring groups and advise the President for further evaluation of event feasibility.
  4. Submit an annual report to the Executive Committee of Academic Senate about its activities since the last report.
  5. Review this policy annually and make revision recommendations to Faculty and Student Policies Committee.

EM #20-006(opens in new window)

Supercedes EM 86-012 , EM 10-017 (Guidelines for Speech and Advocacy) and EM 14-013 (Time, Place, and Manner of Expression Policy)