Academic freedom (students)

Purpose

The purpose of this Policy is to establish Lynn University policy regarding the academic freedom rights of students enrolled at Lynn University.

Policy

It is the policy of Lynn University to give its students the freedom, within the bounds of collegial behavior, to pursue what seems to them productive avenues of inquiry, to learn unhindered by external or nonacademic constraints, and to engage in full and unrestricted consideration of any opinion. All members of the University must recognize this fundamental principle and must share responsibility for supporting, safeguarding, and preserving this freedom.

Definitions

Academic Freedom- is the right of reasonable exercise of civil liberties and responsibilities in an academic setting.

Procedures/Guidelines

Students who believe their academic freedom rights have been violated may file an academic related student grievance with the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Adjudication of academic related student grievances will be conducted by the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

To learn more about this policy or the supporting procedures, please contact Academic Affairs.

Policy updated on: Sep. 26, 2018