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Resolution 98A: Resolution on Investigation Concerning Freedom of Expression

Term 2012-2013
Senate University Faculty Senate
Status Adopted
Abstract  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the ad hoc investigating committee shall report back to the
Faculty Senate with a written account including the committee’s findings concerning any
interference with freedom of expression, academic freedom, and freedom of peaceable assembly
on November 19, 2012; and the committee’s recommendations to ensure that freedom of
expression, academic freedom, and freedom of peaceable assembly be upheld at Cornell,
including, but not limited to: rescinding administrative policies that are inconsistent with the
campus code’s presumption that permits are not required for outdoor events involving freedom of
expression, academic freedom, and freedom of peaceable assembly; disciplining any police
engaged in misconduct during the events of November 19, 2012 on Ho Plaza; and educating and
training Cornell police concerning their obligations to respect and protect freedom of expression,
academic freedom, and freedom of peaceable assembly on campus.
Resolution File view
Title Investigation Concerning Free Expression
Sponsors  E. Cheyfitz, J. Mackowski, V. Meyers-Wallen, R. Miller, W. Wolford, S. Toorawa 
Reviewing Committee UFC

Resolution History

Date Action View Details
12/12/12 Adopted by University Faculty Senate
12/13/12 Referred to President
1/30/13 Report from President
5/2013 Report from DOF Committee
  5/20/13 University Faculty Committee Response
10/26/2015 Acknowledged by President