UNH Faculty Senate
Motion on Civil Speech
UNH FACULTY SENATE
MOTION # X-M6
Civil Speech Motion
1. Sponsoring committee: Student Affairs Committee
2. Motion presenter: Ruth Sample
3. Date of Faculty Senate discussion: 4/17/06
The Student Affairs Committee recommends the following motion: that (1) there should be an open discussion among faculty in the fall regarding a speech code, (2) the university should sponsor a series of conversations about free speech and civility on campus, and (3) after the above discussions have occurred, the university should conduct an email poll of faculty about a speech code.
5. Senate action: passed
Vote: a voice vote with many ayes and few nays and abstentions
Senate chair’s signature: David Richman
Forwarded to: President Ann Hart, on April 26, 2006
Forwarded to: Provost Bruce Mallory, on April 26, 2006
Forwarded to: VP Mark Rubinstein, on April 26, 2006
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