Public Dialogue Resources

Freedom of Speech on Campus
This July 2017, 24 page white-paper by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) explains the context of free speech on campus and explores related tensions, identifies key points of consensus about the boundaries of the freedoms of speech, and provides guidelines for consideration by governing boards and the senior administrators who work with them.

More College Students Than U.S. Adults Say Free Speech Is Secure
This April 2016 Gallup poll shows that three-quarters of college students (73%) believe free speech rights are secure, compared with 56% of U.S. adults overall.

40% of Millennials OK with limiting speech offensive to minorities
An article about research from Pew Research Center showing demographic differences among millennials in their perceptions of the limits of free speech.

The American Freshman: National Norms Fall 2016 [pdf]
Within this monograph is a segment about the record-levels of polarization among incoming freshman nationally in 2016, and also their high levels of political/civic engagement.

Pomona College Board of Trustees Documents

Pomona College Board of Trustees Resolution on Free Expression: May 13, 2016 [pdf]

Discrimination and Harassment Investigation and Response Procedures: May 13, 2016 [pdf]

Pomona College Statements on Free Speech and Free Expression: October 1, 2016 [pdf]

Student Handbook Policies

TCCS Demonstration Policy
Read more about The Claremont Colleges’ demonstration policy.

How Do Free Speech Requirements Impact Bias-Related Incidents / Hate Crimes?
Read more about the complexities of free speech requirements and their impact on bias-related incidents.

Walker Wall
Read more about Walker Wall, a unique and valuable public free speech space in the community.