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Operations Manual The University of Iowa

PART V. ADMINISTRATIVE, FINANCIAL, AND FACILITIES POLICIES

CHAPTER 28: CAMPUS SPEAKERS AND PROGRAMS

(Regents 10/23/64; President 6/12/73)

28.1 Regents Policy
28.2 Guest Speakers for Academic Exercises

28.1 REGENTS POLICY.
(Regents 10/23/64)
It is the policy of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, expressed through the institutions of higher education under its control, to permit students and employees to hear diverse points of view from speakers and programs sponsored by recognized student, faculty, and staff organizations. This policy is entirely consistent with the aims of higher education. It is designed to emphasize that in a democratic society all citizens have not only the right but the obligation to inform themselves on issues of contemporary concern including politics, religion, ethics, and morals. Therefore, the Regents approve the following procedure for effectuating this policy:

28.2 GUEST SPEAKERS FOR ACADEMIC EXERCISES.
(President 6/12/73)
In the case of academic exercises scheduled by University departments and colleges, the following guidelines are suggested to advise the President or designee in maintaining the orderly processes of the University, academic freedom, and other conditions essential to the learning process:


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